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Winthrop man struck by own van, suffers severe leg injury

A 61-year-old Winthrop man suffered a serious leg injury Friday evening when he was apparently struck by his own 15-passenger van after getting out of it in a Winthrop parking lot, police said.

The man, who was not identified, was found on the ground of a CVS lot on Woodside Avenue next to his white van at approximately 6 p.m., Chief Terence Delehanty said in a statement.

Officers aided the man until Winthrop fire and emergency medical officials from Action Ambulance arrived, Delehanty said.

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