HENDERSON, Ky (WEHT) – The Vanderburgh County Coroner has released the identity and cause of death for the man killed after being run over by a vehicle in the parking lot of an Evansville Dollar General.
Evansville Police were called to the scene of an accident at the Dollar General on Diamond Avenue on Thursday. Police say a man got out of his vehicle to enter the store, but fell and was struck by another vehicle. Employees administered CPR, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The coroner’s office has sent a release identifying the deceased as 85-year-old John Elpers of Evansville. The coroner said Elpers died of injuries sustained as a result of being struck.
The Evansville Police Department is continuing to investigate the cause of the accident. As of Friday afternoon, no charges have been filed in connection to the accident.