Escanaba man dies after being pinned underneath car

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ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) - An Escanaba man is dead after being trapped under a vehicle while doing mechanical work.

On Saturday around 2:50 p.m., Escanaba Department of Public Safety responded to a report of a child trapped underneath a vehicle on the 700 block of Charlotte Court.

When they arrived at the scene, responders found a 29-year-old male trapped underneath a minivan while performing mechanical work. It was determined that the jack used to prop up his vehicle slipped, causing the vehicle to pin him. Escanaba Public Safety officers deployed rescue airbags and lifted the vehicle off the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Escanaba Public Safety was assisted by Rampart paramedics and the Delta County Central Dispatch Center.

No further information is available at this time.

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