Coroner: Pa. man working on car pinned, died in garage

24-year-old Zachary Gray was repairing the car's alternator when the jack apparently shifted, causing the vehicle to fall

Accident, ambulance generic

PATTON, Pa. (AP) – Officials say a Pennsylvania man working on a car died after he was pinned under the vehicle.

State police in Cambria County said the accident happened Monday in a dirt floor garage in Chest Township.

Coroner Jeff Lees said 24-year-old Zachary Gray was repairing the car’s alternator when the jack apparently shifted, causing the vehicle to fall. He was found inside the garage shortly before 8 a.m. Monday.

Lees said Gray was pronounced dead at the scene, probably of traumatic chest injuries, and his death “appears to be an unfortunate accident.”

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