Authorities investigate after a man was fatally crushed by a semi cab Monday evening in Robbins. | Network Video Productions

Man fatally crushed by semi in Robbins

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A 62-year-old man was crushed to death by a semi cab he was working on at his south suburban home Monday evening in Robbins.

Authorities were called about 6:45 p.m.toreports of a man stuck under a truck in the 3400 block of West 136th Street, Robbins Fire Dept. Deputy Chief Donald Rush told a reporter at the scene.

“It appears that he was working on his vehicle and whatever he was using for support failed,” Rush said.

He had been working on the brakeswithone of the semi’s front tires removed when the truck fell on him, Rush said.

The man, identified by the Cook County medical examiner’s office as Douglas Mondane,was extricated from underneath the truck and taken to a hospital. He was pronounced dead at 7:23 p.m.

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