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Prosecutors: Man dies after pinned under car he was working on with nephew

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Passaic County prosecutors have announced a man from Paterson has died after he was pinned under a car that he was working on with his nephew.

The incident happened Tuesday around 6:34 p.m. in the area of 16 Salem Road.

According to prosecutors, police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck.

Authorities say Kesnel Rochelyn, 61, died at the scene.

Rochelyn was working on a 2004 BMW 325 with his nephew, Christ Rochelyn, 28, who was behind the wheel.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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