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Super Link worker crushed by forklift

November 16, 2012

OAKLAND, CALIF. (Nov. 16, 12:40 p.m. ET) — A worker was killed Nov. 15 at recycler Super Link Plastic Inc. in Oakland when he was crushed by a forklift.

Media accounts described the victim as a 34-year-old man. He was using a forklift to lift another forklift when the accident occurred, according to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle.

Super Link officials could not be reached for comment. The firm was founded in 1993 and recycles most types of commodity plastics, operating 80 million pounds of annual recycling capacity.