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Man Killed In Forklift Accident

Multiple media outlets reported that 28-year-old Noel Argueta Banegras of Wilmington died late Tuesday morning at a welding business in Wilmington.

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and the North Carolina Labor Department are investigating.

Sheriff's Corporal Charles Smith says Banegras was operating a forklift when he was killed. Smith says there is no indication of foul play.

An autopsy was planned Wednesday.

Labor Department spokesman Neal O'Briant says Watson Portable Welding has had no prior workplace accidents.


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