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Wake County man dead after van falls, crushes him

Posted August 11

A Wake County man was killed by a van falling on top of him Friday evening, officials said.

Fredy Jeovany Castro, 46, of 803 Athens Drive was helping a family member with maintenance on a van.

According to witnesses, the vehicle slipped off the jack and fell on him. He was taken to Wake Med where he was pronounced dead.

The incident is still under investigation.


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  • Henry Cooper Aug 12, 5:57 p.m.
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    So true...

    Prayers to the family.

  • Henry White Aug 12, 3:13 p.m.
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    Two words, Jack Stands.