The driver of a propane truck was killed in Portland on Friday afternoon when his truck rolled over him in a parking lot.

Portland police are withholding the name of the driver until his family is notified.

Police said driver was under the truck, owned by Pitstop Fuels of Standish, when it began to roll forward, pinning him underneath.

The incident occurred around 2 p.m. in the parking lot of The Home Depot on Riverside Street.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident. The truck didn’t leak propane, police said, and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration was notified.

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