New Mexico

Driveway Death: Man struck and killed by own truck, deputies say

ANTHONY, New Mexico - A 20-year-old Anthony man appears to have been killed when he was run over by a vehicle in his driveway, according to the Doña Ana County Sheriff's Departmet.

Deputies are investigating the death as an accident. 

It was reported just after 5 p.m. Tuesday in the 1700 block of Deer Circle. Witnesses who drove by called 911 to report seeing a man trapped underneath a Chevrolet pickup truck. 

The sheriff's office idetified the man as Aram Dorado-Marin. It said an investigation revelaed Dorado-Marin started the engine in his truck, and then exited the vehicle to open a gate in the driveway. 

"The truck rolled backward and pinned Dorado-Marin under the truck," said the Sheriff's Office, "He was pronounced dead at the scene."

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