Man dies after being crushed at car repair shop

POSTED: 9:43 PM Nov 18 2013   UPDATED: 5:33 PM Nov 19 2013
FREE SERVICE TIRE ACCIDENT
KINGSPORT, Tenn. -

An employee at a local car repair shop has died from injuries sustained while on the job.

According Larry Haga, the service manager at Free Service Truck Tire Center on Eastern Star Road in Sullivan County, the employee was working on a truck around 2:00 Monday afternoon when it rolled back.

The employee was taken to the hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The name of the employee has not been released.