Car slips off jack, crushes man

October 1, 2009 7:10:09 PM PDT
Police were on the scene as a car fell off support jacks and crushed a man working underneath.At 3:56 p.m., Bucks County emergency communications received a report from Comcast employees of a man trapped under a vehicle on Quickset Road.

Middletown Township Police, Penndel Middletown emergency squad, and Levittown fire company station #13 were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival it was determined that 27-year-old Nicholas Dougherty died of his injuries.

Preliminary investigation indicates Dougherty was repairing a Jeep Grand Cherokee when it fell from a jack.

Bucks County Deputy Coroner Tonya Mincer responded to the scene and took over the investigation..


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