Vehicle falls on woman at salvage yard

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A vehicle fell on a woman outside a Fort Wayne salvage yard Thursday, leaving her hurt.

Police and medics were called around 3 p.m. to LKQ Pick Your Part at 4820 Moeller Road.

Authorities told WANE 15 that a woman was at the salvage yard getting brake parts off of a vehicle. The woman jacked up one corner of the vehicle and had her legs under the vehicle, but when she pulled her legs out, she kicked the jack, authorities said.

The jack collapsed and the vehicle fell, crushing the woman’s leg.

The woman screamed for help, and eventually someone came to help her.

She was taken to the hospital. Her condition was not known.

Authorities initially said the incident happened in the yard. Rather, it happened in the parking lot.

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