TALLMADGE: A 48-year-old Akron man was killed Saturday when he was pinned under a pneumatic lift while working on a piece of construction equipment.
Mechanic Dale Vacha died while working on equipment at Xtreme Elements, the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office said Monday.
A co-worker found Vacha pinned under the pneumatic lift that held the equipment he was working on at about 11:45 a.m. Saturday. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:03 p.m.
The Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating the death.
An autopsy is scheduled for today.