A mechanic was accidentally crushed at a truck yard in Washington on Thursday afternoon. 

The incident happened on May 6th in King County. 

According to KIRO 7 News, the mechanic was working on a trailer at SeaTac trucking company in the 18800 block of 16th Avenue South when he was accidentally crushed by the trailer. 

Officers attempted CPR on the 62-year-old man when they arrived at the scene, but they were unable to revive him. 

The man was pronounced dead on scene and the incident was declared an industrial ‘accident.’