Forklift operator killed on the job

MAZOMANIE (AP) -- A forklift driver has been killed on the job in Dane County.

The sheriff's department says the 54-year-old Dodgeville man was operating the forklift in the yard at Wick Homes in Mazomanie Wednesday morning when a load of trusses collapsed on him.

The man was moving the trusses onto a flatbed trailer at the time of the accident. Mazomanie and Middleton EMS responded, but the man's injuries were too severe. He was pronounced dead at the scene.