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Mich. man dies after car falls off jack, traps him

Anonymous • Jul 21, 2015 at 10:52 AM

Authorities say a 23-year-old West Michigan man has died after a car he was repairing fell on him.

The Kalamazoo Gazette reported Kurtis Russell Chaivreas was pinned underneath the 1999 Saturn after a jack came off the vehicle on Sunday in Kalamazoo County’s Comstock Township, near Kalamazoo.

Authorities said family members returned to the house on Sunday night and found him trapped. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The death was under investigation, but was being considered accidental.

— From The Associated Press

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