Rolling vehicle strikes, kills Milwaukee man

CREATED Mar 31, 2014

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MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee man was killed Sunday when a disabled vehicle rolled backward and struck him.

Milwaukee police said the victim stopped and exited his minivan when it became disabled around around 8:15 p.m. in the 6100 block of N. 118th St.

The van, stopped on a slight incline, began to roll backward, striking the man after he ran to the rear in an attempt to stop it, according to police.

The 56-year-old man died at the scene as a result of his injuries.