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Aurora Man Dies Repairing Vehicle

Aurora Police Respond to Fatal Vehicle Maintenance Accident
Posted on 06/03/2023

(June 3, 2023) – The Aurora Police Department responded Saturday to a report of a man who died while performing maintenance on a vehicle.

Officers responded at 5:10 p.m. to the 3800 block of S. Uravan Street for an assist another agency call. Once on scene, officers learned a 48-year-old man was working on the transmission of a pickup in his driveway when the vehicle rolled backward, pinning the man under the front passenger wheel.

First responders attempted lifesaving actions, but the man died at the scene. His name will be released by the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office.

State law classifies these and similar types of incidents involving motor vehicles as fatal traffic crashes, making this the 30th traffic-related death this year in Aurora.

Joe Moylan
Public Information Officer

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