PAHRUMP, Calif. – An earthquake-related death has been reported around 100 miles away from where the July 4, 2019, 6,Ridgecrest earthquake was centered.
On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, a 56-year-old male subject was found in the area of Fort Churchill Road and Becky Lane in Pahrump, Nevada. Authorities believe that his death is a result of the Jeep that he was working on rocking off of the jacks during the first of two earthquakes at around 10:30 a.m. on July 4th. Evidence that he was working on the vehicle included the position of the man’s body, and nearby tools. The now deceased man had not been seen since he was seen at a gas station on July 3, 2019.
The man’s name is not yet being released so that his family can be properly notified.
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