Plainfield forklift-related incident leaves Indy man dead

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PLAINFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — Authorities have identified the man who died Sunday at an Amazon facility in Plainfield.

The Hendricks County Coroner’s Office identified Phillip Terry, 59, of Indianapolis, as the victim of the forklift-related incident.

According Capt. Jill Lees with the Plainfield Police Department, the incident occurred Sunday afternoon at the Amazon Fulfillment Center located at 800 S. Perry Road.

Lees told 24-Hour News 8 that when police were dispatched around 2:58 p.m., crews from the Plainfield Fire Department were already working the scene.

According to police, it appeared to be a single-person forklift fatality.

Lee did not have additional details to provide about the incident as of Monday afternoon.

This investigation is ongoing.