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Hospital elevator death ruled accidental

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Michael "Dewayne" Atkins was killed Wednesday in an elevator incident at the Decatur General Campus. Michael "Dewayne" Atkins was killed Wednesday in an elevator incident at the Decatur General Campus.
MORGAN COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

The death of a hospital worker killed in an incident involving an elevator has been ruled accidental.

Michael "Dewayne" Atkins was killed Wednesday night after the elevator he was making repairs on came down on him, according to authorities.

On Tuesday, the Madison County Coroner confirmed the cause of death as blunt force trauma.

The Decatur Police Department said no criminal charges will be filed.

The Alabama Department of Labor continues to investigate and will release their finding to the public early next week.

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