Worker suffers life-threatening injuries during industrial accident at Southside warehouse

Man seriously injured falling off lift

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A worker was transported to a local hospital after he fell off a lift while changing light bulbs at a Southside warehouse on Monday, authorities said.

According to police, 74-year-old Bruce Bruce Krost, was inside the building fixing light fixtures and bulbs when he fell off of lift. 

According to witnesses Krost fell from 20-30 feet and hit the ground very hard. 

Employees of Wheel-1 said Krost was hired by the company to perform maintenance on their light fixtures and that he was not an employee of Wheel-1. 

Police say this is an ongoing investigation. 

 


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