Truck driver killed at warehouse

SANTA FE SPRINGS - A truck driver was killed Monday after he was crushed at a loading dock in Santa Fe Springs, police said.The accident occurred at about 2 p.m. Monday at Brighton Best International Inc. at 12825 Carmenita Road. The company sells bolts, nuts and screws. "Our officers responded to the location and found a 60-year-old man who had been struck and killed by a truck that was backing up to the loading dock," said Lt. Aaron Ruiz of the Whittier Police Department. "He was a truck driver who was working for the same company as the driver who struck him." A preliminary investigation revealed the victim walked behind the other truck as it was backing up to the loading dock. The incident is being treated as an accident.

********** Published: Jan. 2, 2014 - Volume 12 - Issue 38