Press Release from the Cherokee County Coroner's Office:
Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler says a mobile auto mechanic was killed Monday afternoon when a vehicle fell on top of him at a Gaffney residence. Fowler identified the victim as Jamel DeShaun Norman, 31, of 110 Jeter Drive, Pauline, South Carolina.
“Norman was working under a Ford Explorer in the driveway of a residence at 1333 Ford Road when the vehicle rolled off the ramps the front wheels were on about 3 p.m. Norman was pinned between the front axle and concrete driveway. A friend inside the residence called 9-1-1 after discovering him under the vehicle. Norman was pronounced dead at the scene," Fowler said.
Norman worked for a company that traveled in the upstate working on vehicles. An autopsy will be performed to assist with the coroner’s investigation. No foul play is suspected according to Fowler.