Man dies after being pinned between cars while changing tire; 27-year-old woman arrested, Beloit police say

Beloit police vehicle

CITY OF BELOIT, Wis. — A man died Sunday night after being pinned between two vehicles while changing a tire.

According to a news release, a man was changing a flat tire between his vehicle and an assisting vehicle Maple Avenue when another driver struck the assisting vehicle, pinning the man between the two vehicles around 8:30 p.m.

Police said the man was taken to a local hospital where he died.

Officials said the driver who struck the assisting vehicle, a 27-year-old Beloit woman, was taken into custody for homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle.

Police ask the public to avoid Fourth Street and Maple Avenue for the next few hours Sunday night.