Man dies after being run over by his own car

Man run over by his own car

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A 74-year-old Cleveland man is dead after being run over by his own car.

Police said Michael Markic brought his Ford Fiesta to a stop on the 10600 block of Parkhurst Drive. Markic opened the driver side door and exited the vehicle.

Investigators said he failed to put the gear of the vehicle in park. Police said he was out of the car when it began to roll in reverse, the Ford Fiesta hit Markic and knocked him to the ground.

The vehicle rolled over Markic, the car went through a wooden fence and it came to rest in a yard.

Copyright 2017 WOIO. All rights reserved.