A worker died on Tuesday after he was trapped under a hydraulic lift at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta.
According to an Associated Press (AP) article on ABC12.com, a medical examiner identified the man as Eric Lee, 29, of Cartersville, GA.
Emergency workers tried for hours to free Mr. Lee, who was trapped underneath a loading dock. He was a contractor doing a remodeling job.
An investigation is underway.
Our prayers are with the family and friends of Mr. Lee after this tragic accident.
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