Man killed after van stopped on slight incline rolls backward

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- A 56-year-old Milwaukee man was killed Sunday, March 30th after a stopped van rolled backward and struck him.

According to police,  the victim stopped and exited his vehicle around 8:15 p.m. in the 6100 block of N. 118th Street when it became disabled.

The van,  which was stopped on a slight incline, began to roll backward, striking the man after he ran to the rear in an attempt to stop it.

The man died at the scene as a result of injuries he sustained.