Man trapped under car at Seattle restaurant dies

SEATTLE — Police say a 67-year-old Seattle man who ended up underneath a car driven by a 37-year-old woman in a fast food parking lot has died.

Police said they don’t know whether the driver knocked the man to the ground this afternoon or if he was already on the ground as she was backing up after picking up some food.

A witness told KIRO-TV the driver started screaming for help when she realized the man was under her car. Arriving police were able to lift the car off the man. Seattle Fire Department spokeswoman Dana Vander Houwen said medics performed CPR but the man died at the scene.

Police are investigating. They said they know the victim but he was not immediately identified.

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