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Man found under stationary car in Ilkeston dies

Slade Close in Ilkeston Image copyright Google
Image caption The man was found underneath a stationary car in Slade Close, Ilkeston, on Friday

Police are trying to work out what led to the death of a man who was found underneath a stationary car.

The man, thought to be in his 50s, was found under the car in the Derbyshire town of Ilkeston on Friday.

Emergency services were called to Slade Close at about 12:40 BST. The man was later pronounced dead at the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham.

Derbyshire Constabulary said inquiries were continuing to establish the circumstances around the death.

A file is being prepared for the coroner and an inquest is expected to be held later.

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