Construction worker fatally crushed by forklift in Bushwick

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A 47-year-old construction worker died Saturday after being pinned between a truck and a forklift at a construction site in Bushwick.

The incident occurred around 3 p.m. at 1949 Broadway.

The victim, whose name was not immediately released, was taken to a local hospital where he died.

Jose Rosario, who works at a towing company across the street from the site, remembered the 47-year-old man as friendly, strong and muscular.

"This is one of my neighbors. They [are] my friends,” he said.

It was not immediately clear how the victim became pinned. 

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