Man dies when vehicle getting tire change falls on him

A man died in Spenard on Wednesday after a vehicle fell on him while he was changing its tires, according to Anchorage police.

A 911 call shortly after 5:15 p.m. reported an accident in the 3400 block of Dorbrandt Street, said Dani Myren, police spokeswoman.

"The call quickly turned to a medic call," she said.

The man was pinned under the vehicle, she said.

Myren could not immediately provide additional details.


Alaska Dispatch / Anchorage Daily News