Man killed after car falls on him while he makes repairs in North Philadelphia

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Thursday, August 9, 2018
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Man killed after car falls on him while he makes repairs. Matt O'Donnell reports during Action News at 5 a.m. on August 9, 2018.

NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A man working beneath a car in North Philadelphia was killed when the vehicle fell on him.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. Thursday on North Carlisle Street near Parrish Street.

Police say the man was under his propped-up car, using a cell phone light to make repairs, when the car fell on him.

He was rushed to the hospital, but died a short time later.

Police are investigating the circumstances of this incident.

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