Man operating forklift injured after foot gets pinned at plant


An 18-year-old Reisterstown man injured his left foot when it was pinned between the forklift he was operating and a piece of metal at the Black & Decker Corp. plant in Hampstead on Wednesday.

Marc Joseph Sommerville of Franklin Valley Circle was taken to Carroll County General Hospital and released after treatment, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

State police said the industrial accident occurred about 5:40 p.m. and the injury appeared to be minor. Mr. Sommerville was backing the forklift at the time of the accident, police said.

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