Thursday, April 17, 2014
Man crushed to death

A 77-year-old man pinned under his vehicle Tuesday morning later died at Fishermen's Hospital, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

Manuel Perez, of Coco Plum Road, Ave. H., was killed when his truck slipped while it was raised on a forklift and fell on top of him, reports say.

Family members used the forklift to lift the truck and began performing CPR before paramedics arrived and took him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, reports say.