Update: police identify victim in equipment-related accident

Virginia

According to police, the man who died in an equipment-related accident Wednesday in the 5700 block of General Washington Drive had injuries to his upper body.

51-year-old David Raikes of Mechanicsville died after he was pinned between the lift and a metal beam in a building under construction. In a police tweet, the accident appears to have occured beside a Michael & Son’s. 

Police report the chief medical examiner is working to determine the cause of death. 

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