Lakeland Mechanic Killed by RV
Gerald L. McMurty, 58, was killed when an RV that he was working on accidentally rolled. McMurty and another mechanic were working on a 30 foot RV at Munday Machinery at 8165 State Road 33 North when the vehicle rolled at approximately 11:40 a.m. The two mechanics were working on an automatic leveling system. The vehicle was lifted by a 2 ton jack. The other mechanic was in the bathroom at the time of the accident. When he returned, he used a forklift to remove the RV. McMurty was given CPR but could not be resuscitated. The accident remains under investigation.
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