Oct 31, 2016 2:10 PM

Claremont man killed after working under car that slipped off jack


CLAREMONT — A 56-year-old man was found dead under a car that had slipped off the jack.

Claremont Emergency Services responded to White Hill Road Saturday at about 6:55 p.m. to find Kenneth Laclair trapped under a car.

Laclair was pronounced dead upon arrival of first responders. He was working underneath a vehicle when the jack that was holding the vehicle up slipped and the vehicle came down onto him.

He was found within 30 to 40 minutes of the vehicle slipping off the jack, police said.

Emergency responders included the Claremont Fire Department, Golden Cross Ambulance and the Claremont Police Department.

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