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PHOENIX -- Authorities say a worker has been fatally crushed by a lift at a south Phoenix business.

Phoenix Fire Department officials say paramedics responded to Gregory Packaging where an air conditioning contractor was working Wednesday morning.

Authorities say the worker was inside the refrigerator section of the facility when the accident occurred.

KNXV-TV reports that the man was on a scissor lift and his clothing got caught in on the controls, lifting him and crushing him.

Authorities haven't released the man's name yet.


Information from: KNXV-TV,

Associated Press,

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