Hartford Police identify mechanic killed by car that fell off lift

Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Police have identified the mechanic who was killed in an accident at a local dealership after a car fell off of a lift and on top of him while he was working below.

Police say the accident occurred on Sunday at Gurabo Auto Sales, a dealership/auto garage located at 147 Franklin Ave.

On Monday, officials announced that 22-year-old man Cristian Soto-Carrasquillo, of Hartford, was killed.

According to police, the investigation revealed that the incident was a tragic accident, likely the result of improper/unsecure placement of lift arms.

This is a developing story. Check back with WTNH for updates.

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