Mechanic Killed When Asphalt Paver Falls On Him In Lake Zurich

(CBS) — A 58-year-old man died after being struck by a piece of equipment Wednesday at an asphalt paving business in northwest suburban Lake Zurich.

Police responded at 1:43 p.m. to a call of a man who was struck by a piece of paving equipment at Chicagoland Paving Contractors, 225 Telser Road, according to a statement from Lake Zurich police.

The employee, a mechanic, was doing maintenance on an asphalt paver when it rolled over and caused fatal injuries, a manager at the business tells CBS 2.

No other injuries were reported.

The 58-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

An autopsy was expected to be conducted Thursday.

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