BOSTON (WWLP) – A Winthrop man is dead after a serious forklift accident that occurred at Logan Airport on Tuesday.

The incident, which took place at around 3:30 PM, resulted in serious injuries to a 51-year-old forklift operator, who was brought to Boston Medical Center for medical treatment.

The accident occurred in a loading area that was situated outside Terminal C at Logan Airport. This location is not accessible to the public, serving primarily as a designated area for airport operations.

Preliminary findings from the ongoing investigation suggest that a section of the forklift came into contact with a stationary structure, causing the forklift to overturn and trap the operator beneath it.

The operator was an employee of a sub-contractor hired by JetBlue, the prominent airline operating at Logan Airport. The investigation is currently active, and authorities are working to determine the specific circumstances that led to the accident.

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