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      Racine County man dies after car falls on him

      Police line tape file photo.
      Police line tape file photo.
      TOWN OF BURLINGTON (AP) - Racine County officials say a man who was working on his car at his Town of Burlington home has died after the vehicle apparently fell on him.

      A Journal Times of Racine report says 69-year-old John P. Fischer was found dead Friday morning.

      Sheriff's Lt. Dan Klatt says a neighbor saw Fischer's garage door open Thursday night, and it was still open Friday about 7:20 a.m. The neighbor went to talk to Fischer and found him under the car.

      Medical examiner Michael Payne says a preliminary investigation suggests that the jack holding up the car twisted, causing the car to fall. Payne says the body is being autopsied to determine the exact cause of death.
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