Dec 5, 2015 3:49 PM

Police: Man dies after being trapped under van being towed

The Associated Press

NEWMARKET — Police say a man died of injuries he sustained after becoming trapped under a van that was being towed.

Newmarket police tell the Portsmouth Herald that first responders were called to the scene Thursday afternoon for a report that a man was trapped under a vehicle.

Fire officials say the man was unresponsive when rescue personnel arrived. They say the man was extricated and transported to Portsmouth Regional Hospital, where he died of his injuries.

Newmarket police say the incident remains under investigation. Officials have not identified the man.


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