Breaking News
More () »

APD: Man dies performing vehicle maintenance

Police said the man was working on the transmission of the vehicle when it rolled backward.

AURORA, Colo. — A man is dead after a vehicle rolled backward and pinned him under the front wheel, Aurora Police said. 

The Aurora Police Department (APD) responded to the 3800 block of S. Uravan Street to assist another agency call on Saturday evening. On scene of the incident, police learned that a man working on the transmission of a pickup truck in his driveway, was crushed by the vehicle.  

The Police Department said the vehicle rolled backward and pinned the man under the front passenger wheel. 

First responder on scene attempted lifesaving actions on the man, but were unsuccessful, APD said. The man died at the scene, according to police. 

Police did not identify the man but said he was 48 years old. His name and identity will be released by the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office.




Watch more from 9NEWS on the free 9NEWS+ app for Roku and Fire TV.      

9NEWS+ has multiple live daily shows including 9NEWS Mornings, Next with Kyle Clark and 9NEWS+ Daily, an original streaming program. 9NEWS+ is where you can watch live breaking news, weather updates, and press conferences. You can also replay recent newscasts and find videos on demand of our top stories, local politics, investigations and Colorado specific features.      

To download 9NEWS+ on Roku search for KUSA.       

To download 9NEWS+ on Fire TV search for 9NEWS.     

RELATED: Watch 9NEWS for free on ROKU, Apple TV, Fire TV 


> Top stories from 9NEWS curated daily just for you! Sign up for the 9NEWSLETTER right now to get can’t-miss stories, Next and Broncos content, weather and more delivered right to your inbox. 



Before You Leave, Check This Out