Acadia Parish Sheriff's Detectives say a 54-year-old man was killed Thursday in an accident where the victim was pinned underneath his vehicle.
Detectives say they were dispatched to the 1400 block of Ed Thibodeaux Road around 3:30 Thursday afternoon and located the victim underneath a car.
Authorities say 54 year old Paul Brent Bourgeois of Hill Street had been removing the front tires from a vehicle he recently purchased when the carjack collapsed. All life-saving efforts were unsuccessful and Bourgeois was pronounced dead at the scene.
An investigation is ongoing.
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