DPS: Midland man run over by his own vehicle

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MIDLAND, Texas (Nexstar) – A Midland man was killed after being run over by his own vehicle, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Troopers were called to the crash around 6:15 a.m. Tuesday on County Road 114 in Midland.

While investigating, troopers learned 70-year-old Gilbert Martinez left his car in reverse and got out when he was run over by the vehicle, a release reads.

Martinez was taken to Midland Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead by medical personnel.

DPS says the investigation is ongoing.

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