Hutto man killed by falling car

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HUTTO, Texas (KXAN) – A Hutto man is dead after police found him lying under a car Thursday afternoon in the 200 block of Altamont Street in Hutto.

Officers were called to the home’s garage around 2:20 p.m. When they arrived, they discovered the man was already dead.

The man was using a floor jack to raise his vehicle so he could change the oil when the car fell from the jack, killing the man, city officials said.

An autopsy has been ordered as a standard part of a death investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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