Workplace Death Leads to Investigation by Burlington Police Department

At 2:16pm on September 15th, 2023 an ambulance was requested to respond to 724 Jefferson Street for an injured male who was working in the building. The ambulance personnel and Burlington Police Officers discovered the victim was unconscious and bleeding from the head.

Officers were told the victim was moving items with a forklift and pallet jack and was struck in the head by a falling object. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. It is believed this incident was accidental but remains under investigation.

At this time, the identity of the man is not being released pending notification of family. This incident remains under investigation and no further details are being released at this time.

KILJ will provide updates to this developing situation as they are released.