Man, 75, dies after being pinned under car in Waukesha

CREATED May 30, 2014 - UPDATED: May 30, 2014

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WAUKESHA -- A 75 year-old man died after he was found pinned underneath his car Thursday night.

Waukesha police said the man was found trapped underneath his car at the bottom of a hill around 7:45 p.m. near Comanche Lane and Madison Street.

Investigation reveals Kirk Bechtel was still in his seat-belt as he was dragged under his car on Madison Street.  Waukesha police said measurements indicate he was dragged 240 feet before his vehicle came to a stop.

 

 

Life saving efforts were unsuccessful and Bechtel was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.