Kenyan Man Crushed to Death in an Auto Repair Shop Accident in Newark, Delaware

Nicholas Njenga

A Kenyan man, 31-year old Nicholas Njenga of Middelton, Delaware, is dead and State Police are investigating after an accident at an auto repair shop in Newark, Delaware.

Troopers say around 9:30 Friday night, Njenga and another employee at Savanna Auto Care were working on the hydraulic lift gate of a company truck. Troopers say Njenga was on the lift gate when the other employee went under the truck to do some troubleshooting. That’s when the lift gate started to operate, and Njenga was pinned between the gate and the truck.

He was subsequently removed from the scene by EMS and transported to the Christiana Hospital Trauma Center where he succumbed to his injuries. The accident is still under investigation by State Police.

View more about funeral and memorial arrangements for Nicholas on his obituary page.

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In support of the family:
Family and friends are meeting daily at Christ Celebration Center, 104 Carson Dr., Newark, DE 19701 from 6pm. There will be a Memorial Service on Saturday April 21, 2012 at New Life Worship Center located at 60 Fir Ave., Bear, DE 19701. Viewing starts at 3 pm and the Service at 4pm followed by a fundraiser.
Donations can be deposited to:
Bank of America
Checking Account # 383010239957
Routing # 031202084
Checks made payable to: Ben Njenga

For more information please contact;
Patrick Njonjo: 610.585.6726
Henry Njenga: 610.716.1464
Michael Ndario: 302.563.2861
Judy Kuria: 302.897.0960

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