7/22/2014 7:50 AM
by Courtney Rosemond
DANESE - The Fayette County Sheriff's Office is investigating an
apparent accidental death after a car falls on top of a man.
Fayette County Sheriff Steve Kessler released the following information concerning this
ongoing investigation.At 2:30 pm on Tuesday, notification was
received through the Fayette County 911 Center of an apparent accident
with injury in the Maplewood area near Danese. Units from the Danese
Fire Department, Jan-Care Ambulance and the Sheriff's Office responded
to the scene.
Upon arrival at the scene it was determined that an
individual had apparently been working on a truck that was elevated on
blocks when the jacks shifted and the vehicle fell onto this individual,
pinning him underneath the vehicle. Loran Jones, age 66, of Danese,
was pronounced dead at the scene.
"The initial investigation indicates that this was just a tragic
accident," said Sheriff Kessler. "This accident does not appear to be
drug or alcohol related and there is no indication of foul play at this
time." This incident remains under investigation by Sergeant J.R.
McMullen of the Fayette County Sheriff's Office.