CENTER MORICHES, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police on Long Island were investigating Tuesday night, after a man fell off a forklift, hit his head and died at a greenhouse in Center Moriches.

Santos Ortiz, 37, was working a forklift at Kurt Weiss Greenhouses, at 95 Montauk Highway in Center Moriches, when he lost control of the vehicle, hit his head on a metal post, and fell to the ground around 6:10 p.m., Suffolk County police said.

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Ortiz, of Mastic Beach, was taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

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The Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of his death, police said.

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was also notified, police said.