A 66-year-old man is dead after an incident Thursday morning at Vondette Roofing on Garfield Rd. in Freeland. Tittabawassee Township Police said a forklift fell on the man, who was an employee. He’s been identified as Monroe Nugent of Saginaw.
Police said Nugent was alone while doing repairs on a forklift in the maintenance garage just before 11:00 a.m. Tittabawassee Township Police and the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating and waiting for autopsy results. At this time authorities believe it was an accident.