Police say man died after being crushed to death in a Katy auto shop when a vehicle jack allegedly failed AP Photo/David J. Phillip
Harris County Sheriff's Department Sgt. D.J. Hilborn, right, walks away from the scene of a multiple shooting Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, in Houston. Eight people were found dead inside a home following the arrest of David Conley, who exchanged gunfire with police, Texas authorities said Sunday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Authorities are reportedly responding to a freak accident this morning at a Katy auto shop, where a vehicle jack allegedly broke, crushing an employee to death.

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According to Eyewitness News, the incident happened at Premier Offroad and Performance in the 400 block of West Grand Parkway South.

When medics arrived, they said they found a man crushed to death by a vehicle when an auto lift failed.

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This is a developing story.

Anna Caplan contributes to Rare Houston and Rare Animals. 
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