Man killed in west Beatrice while working on vehicle

BEATRICE – A man was killed in an accident early Wednesday evening, when he was working on a vehicle. 

Beatrice Fire and Rescue and police were called to the eleven-hundred block of West Scott Street, at 5:17 p.m….at an apartment complex.

Police Sergeant Daniel Moss says the man was working on a car using a jack, when the jack malfunctioned and the vehicle fell on him.   Chief Bruce Lang says the man was working on a tire, on a blue Dodge Caravan. 

Lang said the man killed in what he called a tragic accident, was 31-year-old Colton Snook, who lived at the apartment complex.

Shortly after arrival, authorities performed CPR, but Snook died at the scene.