Police investigating after person found dead in Northwood

NORTHWOOD, Ohio (WTVG) - Northwood Police are investigating after a person was found dead under a car Wednesday morning.

A man was found just before 11:00 AM in the parking lot at America's Best Value Inn on Oregon Road.

Police say the call originally came in that the man was unconscious under a car in the parking lot. They say a citizen in the area flagged down police.

Police say a man was working on his car and it appears a scissor jack holding the vehicle up collapsed and the car fell on the man.

The Lucas County Coroner is on scene and won't release his name until the family is notified.