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(Neb.)-Death Of Alliance Man Ruled An Accident

By: Chris Fankhauser Posted at: 08/28/2013 01:31 PM

(Alliance)-An Alliance man was found dead at his place of work as the result of an accident. According to a press release from the Alliance Police Department, the Alliance Police Department and Nebraska State Patrol responded to the report of a workplace death in the 100 Block of South Grand Avenue in Alliance on Monday. 
 
Juan Vasquez, age 46, of Hemingford, was found deceased in a garage at that location.  The on-scene investigation and preliminary autopsy results indicate the death was an accident.  It appeared that Vasquez was working alone in the garage for about an hour and was crushed by a tag-axle on a large truck. 
 
His employer discovered the accident at about 12:24 p.m. and notified police.  Alliance Fire Department personnel responded to check for signs of life.  The Box Butte County Coroner pronounced Mr. Vasquez dead at the scene.
 
(Information courtesy Alliance Police Department)


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