Man found dead under car in Hailsham

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A man has been found dead underneath a car in Hailsham, police have said.

A 62-year-old man, who has not been named, was discovered in Downash at 7:36pm on Tuesday (December 17).

Police said the man from Hailsham appeared to be working under the vehicle when it collapsed on him.

A spokeswoman for Sussex Police said: “Emergency services freed him but could not revive him.

“There is a joint investigation between the Health and Safety Executive and police.”