Man Dies When Pickup Truck He Was Working on Rolled Over Him

Officers found the man under the pickup in Lewistown on Aug. 27

By Associated Press

LEWISTOWN — A central Montana man was killed when the pickup truck he was working under rolled on top of him, police in Lewistown said.

Officers were called at about 7 p.m. Thursday and found the man under the pickup in Lewistown, Assistant Police Chief Jon Polich said in a statement.

The man was taken to the hospital where he was declared dead, officials said.

A family member told police the victim was Jason Haivala, 48, of Forest Grove, which is a rural area east of Lewistown.

The death is still under investigation and an autopsy was planned, Polich said.

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