Woman killed by her own car while working under it

December 28, 2012 7:09:44 PM PST
An Antioch woman was run over and killed this afternoon when a vehicle she was working under slipped into gear, according to police.

The victim, a 60-year-old Antioch resident, was found pinned under her own vehicle at 810 Wilbur Ave. shortly after 2 p.m., according to police.

Firefighters pulled her out from under the car but she was declared dead at the scene a short time later.

A preliminary investigation suggests the woman was working under the car when it slipped into gear, police said.

Anyone who witnessed the accident should contact Officer Robert Solari at (925) 779-6900 x82372.


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