Thursday, July 20, 2006

Old lady dies in fork truck accident

Bitola, 18:23

An elderly woman died in an accident that took place in Bitola today, when a fork truck operated by a employee of a construction company run over her.

The tragic event occurred at about 11:00 hrs on the street "Lavcanski Pat", in the vicinity of the late Bitola resident Blaguna Stojkovska (72), Makfax Agency reported.

The fork truck hit Blaguna while she was standing at the roadside, chatting with her neighbors.

The vehicle was operated by Vebi Jusufovski, 46, who suddenly lost control of the fork truck, while returning back to the company's premises after completing the construction works in the village of Lavci.

The police set out an investigation for determining the cause of the incident.

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