Reno Police: Man run over by own vehicle, trapped overnight

Reno Police officers are on scene, investigating an fatal accident on Wellington Way.

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Reno Police officers are investigating a fatal accident involving a man who was run over by his own car, and was trapped underneath it overnight.

It happened on Wellington Way off N. Virginia St. in Panther Valley.

Officers say the man was visiting a relative's house Thursday night, October 10, 2019. Before walking inside, the Dodge Caravan rolled backwards in the driveway and knocked him to the ground, pinning him underneath.

Police say the man died as a result of being stuck under the van.

Officers tell KOLO 8 News Now that a neighbor saw the man trapped about 6AM Friday morning, October 11, 2019 and called for help.

The victim's name has not been released.

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