Miami, Oklahoma native dies in forklift and truck accident - KOAM TV 7

Miami, Oklahoma native dies in forklift and truck accident in Texas


ASSOCIATED PRESS - A forklift and truck accident at a wrecker service in the Texas Panhandle has left one worker dead and another hurt.

Amarillo police say the accident happened Tuesday afternoon at HD Wrecker service when a pickup truck being worked on fell on the victims. Police say a forklift had been used to lift the truck.

Police on Wednesday identified the man who died as 39-year-old James Carey Gallaway. Police say a woman who was trapped, 33-year-old Kristin Lane Messer, used her cellphone to call for help. Investigators say Messer was taken to a hospital and has injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

Gallaway moved to Amarillo a few years ago from Miami, Oklahoma.

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