Sioux Falls man struck and killed by his own vehicle

May 12, 2021

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police say a Sioux Falls man has died after he was hit by his own car.

According to authorities, the 41-year-old man was driving his car in eastern Sioux Falls and struck the back of a Jeep Cherokee Tuesday afternoon.

The SUV was stopped in traffic at an intersection and waiting to make a left turn when it was struck by the car.

Police say that when the man stepped out of his car, it started to go in reverse and the victim got caught under the vehicle as it began making circles and then ran over the man, fatally injuring him.

His name was not released.