FREETOWN, MASSACHUSETTS (January 24, 2017) – Alphonse Ferent was tragically killed in a forklift accident on Tuesday morning at the Stop and Shop Distribution Center, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened early Tuesday morning at the Stop and Shop Distribution Center, located at 136 Main St. 51 year old Alphonse Ferent was working on a forklift when a truck pulled away from a loading dock, causing Ferent to fall and the forklift to fall on top of him.
Alphonse Ferent was tragically pronounced dead as a result of the accident. The investigation is ongoing at this time. This is the second incident this month at the Distribution center. On January 2nd, a trailer caught on fire and poured smoke into the warehouse. Luckily, there were no injuries reported during that incident.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.