(KSNV) – The July 4 earthquake near Ridgecrest, California may have killed a Pahrump, Nevada man. Nye County sheriff deputies say the 56-year-old was found crushed underneath his Jeep.
Police believe the earthquake shook the truck right off the blocks as the man was working on it. Sheriff deputies say a passerby happened to see the man’s body.
A passerby noticed the man’s body on Tuesday. A 911 call was immediately made. Investigators say the man had been missing for five days and was last seen July 3 at a Pahrump gas station.
“We are not in a position to say we are certain for sure. We are still doing a lot of investigation but timing wise and the way the scene is it really appears something abnormal knocked the vehicle off the jacks,” said Deputy David Boruchowitz.
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