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Man crushed when trailer fell on top of him while he was changing a tire

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A 54-year-old man is in "extremely critical condition" after a single-axle trailer crushed him.{ }(Photo:MGN)

A 54-year-old man is in "extremely critical condition" after a single-axle trailer crushed him.

Unified Police Sgt. Melody Gray told 2News that just after 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, the man was changing a tire on the trailer at InTown Suites in Midvale when it fell on him.

When police and fire arrived on the scene, the trailer had already been taken off of the man believed to be a transient.

Police are unsure of how the trailer was lifted off of the man with conflicting reports from witnesses, Gray said.

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