Car falls off lift at a repair shop in La Vergne, kills employee

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Posted at 2:20 PM, Nov 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-28 15:38:02-05

LA VERGNE, Tenn. (WTVF) — One person has died after a car fell off a lift and pinned an employee at a La Vergne repair shop.

It happened Wednesday afternoon at Woods Automotive Repair on Jordan Drive. Fire crews and paramedics arrived around 5:30 p.m. found an employee trapped under an SUV. The worker was already dead when they arrived.

According to La Vergne Fire, the SUV was on a lift before it fell off the front and pinned the man between the SUV and a work bench.

His identity has not been released.