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Thursday, May 29, 2014
MARATHON
Man run over by forklift

Aaron Hillgross, 25, of Marathon, was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami in critical condition Tuesday after he was run over by a forklift at Shelter Bay Marine, 77 Coco Plum Drive, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

The incident occurred at 5 p.m. after Hillgross fell off the forklift and was run over by two wheels on the right side of the machine, reports say. The forklift was being driven by another man at the time.

It was not clear what caused Hillgross to fall off the machine.