A water tower in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, was the site of a recent incident. The tragic workplace accident resulted in the death of a 31-year-old man from Jacobus, Pennsylvania. According to reports, he and two other workers were inside of an empty water tower when the 31-year-old fell to his death. Another employee-a 38-year-old from New Jersey-was suspended by his safety harness for more than three hours during the ordeal. The third employee was not injured in the incident.
A 66-year-old man is in custody after he was allegedly behind the wheel of a vehicle that collided with two children, killing one of them. The pedestrian accident occurred in New Castle, Pennsylvania. Two children were playing in the yard just before 2 p.m. when the 66-year-old man reportedly drove into the yard. That man is currently in custody at the Lawrence County jail with no bond.
The death of a couple from a nearby state in Kennett Township, Pennsylvania, has left many mourning. According to reports, the two individuals were advocates for people with intellectual disabilities. They were killed in a truck accident involving their vehicle and a tractor-trailer, just across the Pennsylvania state line outside of Philadelphia.
The dangers of driving have been underscored again by a recent crash in Lower Nazareth Township, Pennsylvania. The Northampton County coroner was at the scene of the vehicle accident that killed two people and a dog. The crash occurred during the morning of Sept. 5 on Hanoverville Road.
The death of a 51-year-old woman in Meadville, Pennsylvania, has been ruled an accident by the Crawford County coroner. According to the coroner's report, the cause of her death was blunt force trauma to her torso and head.
According to authorities, a 48-year-old man from a few hours away from Philadelphia was involved in an accident in Pennsylvania earlier this month. The fatal car crash took the life of a 20-year-old female who was running along the side of the highway.
The recent death of a Philadelphia police officer has left many in the force shaken and upset. The 48-year-old officer was a 23-year veteran of the force. He had just finished his shift and was on his way to his home in Somerton, Pennsylvania, when he was struck by a drunk driver.
A settlement has been reached in a wrongful death lawsuit made against several defendants, including the Great Lakes Cheese Company, GLC Transportation Inc. and a man who resides in Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania. According to the suit, several individuals riding in a vehicle were rear-ended by a tractor-trailer on a highway in Pennsylvania. That truck accident took the life of one of the passengers and caused severe, lifelong injuries to another.
A crash in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, earlier this month has left two people dead and a third critically injured. Police have not apprehended the suspected driver who may have caused the fatal car accident. According a report released by the Montgomery County district attorney and the Pottstown police chief, the 27-year-old suspect has been charged with three counts of accident involving death and personal injury as well as accident involving death and personal injury while not properly licensed.
Individuals working at breweries in Pennsylvania may want to make sure their employers are obeying safety regulations. A recent workplace accident took the life of a 26-year-old man working at Redhook Brewery, which is in another state.