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33 year-old man dies after Illinois semi-truck accident at repair shop

An Illinois 33 year-old man was killed Thursday in a repair garage when a semi-truck rolled over him as he was checking its brakes. The man had pulled the cab of the semi into the garage. While lying on the floor in front of the middle set of tires, he asked another worker to turn on the engine to test for air leaks. The truck had been left in gear, lurched forward, and rolled onto the man’s chest and abdomen. He was pronounced shortly thereafter.

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