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Worker injured in fork lift accident in Lino Lakes

LINO LAKES, Minn. -- Anoka County authorities are investigating a fork lift accident that seriously injured a worker this morning in Lino Lakes.

Police Captain Kelly McCarthy says the forklift fell off a loading dock at Hillyard Inc. onto a male employee in his 30s. The victim was pinned under the machine and firefighters had to use hydraulics to free him.

The man suffered severe arm and leg injuries but was conscious as he was taken by ambulance to North Memorial Hospital. His name and condition have not been released.