LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A Los Angeles International Airport employee was fatally struck Friday by a luggage-moving cart.
The incident took place around 5 a.m. on the LAX mid-field service road, officials said.
The man in his 50s was driving a ground service equipment vehicle when he fell off and was run over.
The victim, whose name was withheld pending notification of relatives, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Los Angeles Coroner’s Office.
It was unclear if he suffered a medical issue or how he lost control of the vehicle.
The incident was under investigation.