- Associated Press - Friday, July 18, 2014

CHURCH POINT, La. (AP) - A 54-year-old Church Point man was killed after a jack failed and he was pinned under a vehicle.

Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Maxine Trahan says Paul Brent Bourgeois died at the scene of Thursday’s accident.

The Advocate reports (https://bit.ly/1syodgP ) Trahan, in a news release, said Bourgeous was at a home near Church Point and trying to get the set of rims he’d bought from the homeowner off of a vehicle. She says Bourgeois was in the process of removing the front tires when a jack gave way, pinning him.

The accident occurred about 3:30 p.m.

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Information from: The Advocate, https://theadvocate.com

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