The Elizabethtown Police Department is investigating a fatal incident that occurred at Metalsa this morning.
Officers arrived on the scene shortly after 3 a.m. Preliminary investigation reveals 24-year-old Lance Winemiller of Elizabethtown was accidentally struck by a forklift. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Hardin County Coroner’s office.
Public Information Officer Chris Denham notes this was a horrible tragedy, and does not anticipate that any criminal charges will be filed.