WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Wichita police have released name of a 32-year-old man who died in a forklift accident last week.

Department spokesperson Trevor Macy said Brian Weidner was injured when he fell from a forklift and was struck by it. He was transported to a local hospital where he later died. 

Macy said the incident is believed to be an unfortunate accident. It happened the morning of March 31 in the 500 block of South St. Francis. 


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A man has suffered critical injuries in an apparent forklift accident in downtown Wichita, dispatch confirms. 

The incident happened Thursday morning in the 500 block of South St. Francis. A Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor confirmed the person was transported to the hospital in critical condition. 

Addition information was not immediately available. KAKE News has reached out to the Wichita Police Department for details.