Hartford – Fatality In Repair Shop Accident
A car mechanic died from critical injuries in a shop accident in Hartford last Monday morning.
22-year-old Christian Soto-Carrasquillo, a car mechanic, was at Gurabo Auto Sales, located on 147 Franklin Avenue when a vehicle he was working on fell on him. The car was on a lift and dropped without warning. According to police, Soto-Carrasquillo was eventually pronounced dead due to the severity of his injuries. An initial inspection of the accident scene points to an improperly positioned lift arm as a possible cause of the incident. State officials, along with Hartford police, are currently investigating the accident and will release more details when appropriate.
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