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      Man pinned under car while working on it north of Mercedes

      Authorities are investigating an accident where a man became trapped under a car while performing repairs just north of Mercedes.

      It all happened at a home off Mile 11 North and Mile 1 and Half West in the Indian Hills area just before 5 p.m. Wednesday.

      An ambulance has been sent to the scene where Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating the accident.

      Investigators told Action 4 News that a man was making repairs to an area between the fender and the tire well when the jack started lowering.

      Deputies said the man's head was temporarily trapped but that he only suffered minor injuries.