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 November 12th, 2008  
St. Lucie County Sheriff Mascara releases identity of local man who died this morning while repairing a car
Claudio Guadalupe Nunez, 51, of Barbara Avenue, St. Lucie County, lost his life this morning in an app
Clauarent accident while repairing a car just south of Fort Pierce, according to St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken J. Mascara.

The Sheriff released the name this afternoon after detectives notified relatives of Nunez’s death.

According to detectives, Nunez was working this morning beneath a 1992 Ford Taurus that belonged to a friend or relative. The incident occurred at South 22nd Street and Barbra Avenue, just south of Edwards Road.

The front of the car was sitting on jack stands on a grassy area where Nunez was working on the car, a front-wheel drive vehicle. Apparently, while his head was below the front of the car, it shifted its weight causing the jack stands to give way. The car’s front fell on Nunez’s head, killing him

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