South St. Louis man crushed to death after car collapses over him - KMOV.com

South St. Louis man crushed to death after car collapses over him

(KMOV)-- A south St. Louis man has died after becoming trapped under his vehicle.

Authorities said around 3 p.m. Thursday firefighters were called to a home in the 4200 block of Virginia. The first crews found the victim, a male in his forties, crushed to death under a vehicle.

Authorities believe he was working on the vehicle when the jack he was using, either collapsed, or was accidentally knocked over, and the car fell on the victim.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No foul play is suspected.

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