Contractor Run Over, Killed by Car While Working at Canton Condo
A 61-year-old man was fatally injured when an 81-year-old man ran over him as he was backing out of his garage.
A contractor is dead after being run over Friday morning by a vehicle at a Canton condominium complex.
Canton Township Police responded at 10:37 a.m. to a 911 call from the area of Edington and Essex, where a man had been run over by a car, according to a news release from Canton Police.
The man, a 61-year-old contractor working at a condominium complex in the area, was struck by an 81-year-old resident who was backing out of his garage, the news release said.
Paramedics took the man to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the news release said. Paramedics also took the driver to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The accident remains under investigation and alcohol is not believed to be a factor, the news release said.
Canton Police are not releasing the names of the victim or the driver at this time.