26 Ağustos 2017 Cumartesi
Death by Wrong-Way Forklift
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(Milliyet Newspaper, 26 August 2017)
Of all the ways to meet one's maker, figure the odds.
In Finike, Antalya, Nuriye Demir (68) withdrew her retirement
salary from an ATM. Then, as she crossed the street shen lost
her life when a forklift dumped stone tablets on top of her (!).
Yesterday around noon, Demir was crossing Şerbetçi Boulevard
heading toward her home with her salary. However, forklift driver
Nurettin Bakla, coming the wrong way on the street and seeing
Demir only at the last moment, slammed on the brakes sending
his load of stone tablets flying on top of Demir and killng her.
Bakla was taken into custody.
Finike district is on Antalya's western Med coast.