BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A man lost his life while working at a Baton Rouge plant, Wednesday, officials say.

According to the East Baton Rouge Coroner’s Office, Billy Hebert, 67, was killed after a forklift fell on him. He was reportedly working at KTN Louisiana LLC on Thomas Road when the incident occurred.

According to the most recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a total of 5,190 fatal work incidents occurred in 2021. This figure increased by 8.9% since 2020.

BRProud has reached out to KTN for a statement.