Raleigh man dies after van falls, crushes him

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The man was helping work on the van when it slipped off a jack, crushing him.

Authorities said a Raleigh man is dead after a van fell on top of him Friday evening.

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The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of Southbridge Road.

Deputies with the Wake County Sheriff's Office said that 46-year-old Fredy Jeovany Castro was helping a family member work on the van when it slipped off the jack and fell on him.

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He was transported to Wake Medical Hospital where was pronounced dead.

Deputies are investigating.

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