Police: Man apparently crushed trying to steal van wheels

The Associated Press

PITTSBURGH – Police say a man was apparently crushed to death while trying to steal wheels from a van in Pittsburgh.

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Public Safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler says officers were called to the Homewood neighborhood just before 9 a.m. Tuesday and found the man dead.

Investigators believe he was trying to steal the wheels off a van when the vehicle fell on him.

The man hasn’t been identified. No further information was immediately available.