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Lane County Sheriff's Office says men were working on car when it fell on them

One man is dead and another injured after a car they had propped up fell on them, a division chief at South Lane Fire and Rescue said. (SBG)

CRESWELL, Ore. - One man is dead and another injured after a car they had propped up fell on them, a division chief at South Lane Fire and Rescue said.

The Lane County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of two Creswell residents trapped under a vehicle around 3:48 p.m. at 298 E. Oregon Avenue.

According to the sheriff’s office, the vehicle fell on the men while they were working on it from underneath. One man escaped, but the other was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Lane County Sheriff’s Office and the Lane County Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating the death.

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