Man Crushed to Death by 5,000-Pound Basket of Bananas

May 15, 2012 Updated May 15, 2012 at 12:34 PM EDT

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Man Crushed to Death by 5,000-Pound Basket of Bananas

May 15, 2012 Updated May 15, 2012 at 12:34 PM EDT

According to the Sarasota (Fla.) Herald-Tribune, a 48-year-old Florida man was killed Monday after being pinned under a 5,000-pound crane basket of bananas.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Herald-Tribune report.

Read the Sarasota Herald-Tribune report HERE.