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UC ID's maintenance worker who died on campus

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UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, OH (FOX19) -

The University of Cincinnati has identified a contract employee who died while doing maintenance inside the Medical Services Building Friday.

Chris Lane, 42, was with KONE Elevators and Escalators of Cincinnati, university officials announced Saturday.

Lane, who was conducting elevator repair work at UC's Medical Sciences Building, was employed with KONE for 20 years, they said.

UC officials have said they believe his death to be accidental.

The Hamilton County Coroner will make a determination regarding the official cause of death. 

The building is located on the corner of Eden Avenue and Albert Sabin Way.

It remains open, but all elevators are closed this weekend.

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