Man killed when jack fails

September 10, 2009 12:33:02 PM PDT
A Durham man died Thursday when the jack he was using to hold up his car failed.Police say 23-year-old Diego Esperanza Hernandez was working on the brakes of a 1995 Ford Taurus when the jacks holding up the vehicle fell over and the vehicle fell on him.

It happened in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Juniper Street.

Hernandez was pronounced dead at the scene.

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