Man Killed While Repairing Car in New Windsor, Police Say
According to police, the man was making a repair on his car when the car fell off the jack.
New Windsor Police Department responded to a report this morning of a man who has been under a car since last night at Guardian Storage 149 Windsor Hwy, New Windsor N.Y.
Upon Police arrival, they discovered a 32-year-old man who was deceased and pinned underneath the car. New Windsor Police Detective Division and the Orange County Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating.
The victim has been identified as Jalil Mcnair of Newburgh age 32.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the victim was attempting to make a repair on his vehicle between 3 pm and 5 pm last night.
He had jacked the vehicle up in order to make the repair and it appears that the car may have moved forward and knocked the Jack out of place, causing the vehicle to land on the victim.