ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (FOX 35 ORLANDO) - A 40-year-old man is dead after the car carrier he was working on fell on top of him.
A spokesperson for Orange County Fire Rescue says a call for help came into 911 at around 2:11 p.m. on Monday, saying a man was trapped under a car hauler.
A man on scene told first responders that the victim had been working on the rear axle of the car carrier when it fell on top of him.
It’s unclear if anyone witnessed the incident.
Investigators say two of the victim’s coworkers performed a technical rescue to get the man out from underneath the car carrier by using a 2 x 4 and a forklift.
OCFR rushed the victim to the hospital where he died a short time later. The Orange County Sheriffs Office is now looking into how this happened.
The victim’s name has not been released.
OCFR said the victim is a 40-year-old man from Honduras who is here on a work Visa.