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Man killed in forklift accident in Detroit

Scene is near Port of Detroit Marine Terminal off Jefferson Avenue

DETROIT – A man was killed Tuesday in an accident involving a forklift near the Port of Detroit Marine Terminal.

Detroit police said the 62-year-old victim was spotting for the forklift driver when the driver lost sight of him and ran him over.

The accident happened in the area of Jefferson Avenue and Scotten Street.

Police have not released the victim's name.