May 28, 2014

Marathon man injured in forklift accident

A Marathon man was run over by a forklift at a Marathon marina Tuesday.

The incident took place Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Shelter Bay Marina on Coco Plum Drive. The victim, 25 year old Aaron Hillgross, was riding on the right fork on the front of the forklift, driven by co-worker Noah Doyle. Hillgross fell off the vehicle and was run over by the two wheels on the right side of the machine.


When deputies arrived, paramedics were on scene. Hillgross was reportedly airlifted to the Ryder Trauma Center in Miami where his last known condition was reported to be critical.

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