Mechanic killed in workplace accident

Mechanic killed in workplace accident

TALLMADGE, OH (WOIO) - A 48-year-old Akron man was killed in a workplace accident over the weekend.

It happened around 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Xtreme Elements in Tallmadge.

Dale Vacha was a mechanic working on a piece of construction equipment which was on a pneumatic lift. A co-worker found Vacha pinned under the pnuematic lift. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:03 p.m.

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office is investigating.

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