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Employee Dead Following Lift Accident at Tenn. Facility

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Dec. 2, 2019—One employee is dead after a lift accident at Wood Automotive Repair in Lavergne, Tenn., reports WKRN.

The incident occurred on Thanksgiving Eve at the auto repair shop. According to the report, there was a car suspended about six feet in the air being worked on. The vehicle fell off on top of the employee. By the time crew members got to the scene, the victim was already pronounced dead.

Firefighters were able to use rescue jacks to support the vehicle and eventually get the victim out.

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