Newton Abbot man killed when car falls on him

A 49-year-old man has been killed as he worked under his car in Devon.

Police said a jack holding up his vehicle appeared to have failed and the victim, who has not been named, was crushed under his car.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene at Ilsington near Newton Abbot on Wednesday afternoon, said a Devon and Cornwall Police spokesman.

Next have kin have been informed and police are preparing a report for the coroner.

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