A Juneau man was found dead at a construction site where he worked on Wednesday afternoon, said a JPD spokesperson. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire)

A Juneau man was found dead at a construction site where he worked on Wednesday afternoon, said a JPD spokesperson. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire)

Man found dead at construction site, JPD investigating

The death isn’t considered suspicious at this time, said a JPD spokesperson.

A Juneau man was found dead Wednesday afternoon at a construction site where he was working, said a Juneau Police Department spokesperson.

Johnathan Danial Hacko, 33, was found unconscious inside a forklift he had been working with by colleagues, who called emergency services said Lt. Krag Campbell. Hacko had been working at a construction site on Sherwood Lane.

Members of Capital City Fire/Rescue attempted life-saving measures, which were unsuccessful, Campbell said in an email. JPD investigated the death, but found no obvious cause of death.

“Mr. Hacko’s body will be sent to the medical examiner’s office for an autopsy. Next of kin has been notified,” Campbell said. “At this time, the cause of death isn’t considered suspicious.”

The body has been sent to the medical examiner’s office in Anchorage, where the usual response is approximately 2-3 weeks, Campbell said, though a toxicology screening may extend that time. The next of kin has been notified.

• Contact reporter Michael S. Lockett at 757-621-1197 or mlockett@juneauempire.com.

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