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Durham man crushed under car

Posted September 11, 2009 3:55 p.m. EDT

— A Durham man working under a car died Thursday morning when the car fell on him, police said.

Diego Esperanza Hernandez, 23, was working on the brakes of a 1995 Ford Taurus outside 1331 Juniper St. when the jacks fell over and the car fell on him, police spokeswoman Kammie Michael said.

Hernandez was pronounced dead at the scene.