HOUSTON - Houston firefighters said a worker was killed when he or she was crushed by a forklift late Monday.

It happened at a business in the 13400 block of Hempstead Highway around 11 p.m.

Rescuers with the Houston Fire Department brought in heavy equipment to move the forklift, but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further information about the incident was immediately available.

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