Mechanic, 29, Fatally Crushed By SUV That Fell Off Lift In Jersey City

An SUV that fell off the jacks killed the man repairing it in Jersey City, officials said.

Garfield Avenue, Jersey City
Garfield Avenue, Jersey City Photo Credit: Google Maps

The 29-year-old was repairing a Toyota SUV when it fell and landed on his chest around 10:40 Sunday night, Jersey City police spokeswoman Kim Wallace-Scalcione said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident occurred at 1046 Garfield Ave., Scalcione said.

OSHA was notified.

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