DC Man Killed After Jack Holding SUV Fails

A man working under a car in Northwest Washington died after the jack he was using failed, his daughter told News4.

The victim was working on a vehicle in the backyard of his home on Kansas Avenue NW when the jack fell. 

It's not clear what time the tragic accident happened. Police say the victim was last seen working on his Lincoln MKT at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

A neighbor heading to work at 5:15 a.m. Thursday found his body. 

"He didn't have anyone out there working with him or watching his back while he was working under the car," said neighbor Darnell Wood. "I'm very sorry to hear that happened to a neighbor. 

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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