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Elderly man killed in Jackson County after car rolls over him

Posted: 3:44 PM, Feb 13, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-13 15:44:56-05
Fatal Accident

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — A 71-year-old man is dead after troopers say his car rolled over him.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the incident happened around 2:40 p.m. on Wednesday.

They say the man, Richard Lee Vann of Greenwood, was in a pasture next to Paradise Club Road when he got out of his car to secure a gate. However, troopers say his 2008 Toyota Tundra began rolling backwards.

Eventually, the car hit Vann and rolled over him, coming to a rest on top of him. Troopers say Vann was pronounced dead at the scene.