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Niles man killed when jack fails, pinning him under vehicle

Cass County Sheriff's Office
Posted at 5:40 PM, Apr 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-18 17:40:17-04

HOWARD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Kenneth Charles Horner Jr. was killed Friday when a a jack supporting the vehicle he was working on failed.

The 45 year-old was pinned under a vehicle at the 1100 block of Huntly Road until others at the residence found him. They pulled him from under the vehicle and performed CPR until emergency crews arrived.

Horner was taken to Lakeland Niles Hospital, but later died of his injuries.