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Man Fatally Crushed by Garbage Bundle at NE Philly Waste Management Site

Police are investigating a deadly industrial accident in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia.

It happened before 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Waste Management facility in the 5200 block of Bleigh Avenue.

Sources tell Action News a 42-year-old man was crushed by a 2,000-pound bale of waste material.

Medics rushed the man to Aria Health/Torresdale, where he was pronounced dead at 8:24 a.m.

Continue reading at 6ABC.com

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