South Charlotte

Work accident victim ID'd

Officials in Matthews this morning released the name of the man who was killed in an industrial accident Tuesday.

The victim was Felix Zamorano-Flores, 40, of Mexico. Officials say Flores was working on a forklift at Regal Cabinets and Granite, in the 11300 block of East Independence Boulevard, when the forklift flipped over. Flores was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities had delayed releasing the victim's name until they contacted his relatives.

Town officials said the Occupational Safety Hazards Administration (OSHA) is investigating the incident.

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