PENN VALLEY, Pa. (CBS) – Authorities say a Bala Cynwyd man is dead after falling 45 feet while unloading trash Saturday afternoon on the Main Line.
This happened just before 1 p.m. at the Koegel Public Works Complex on North Woodbine Avenue in Penn Valley.READ MORE: Philadelphia Students Finding Comfort In Rec Centers Again Amid Gun Violence Epidemic
The Lower Merion Refuse Department was accepting household trash and recycling as part of their Fall Clean-Up Event. Police say the 68-year-old victim was unloading his rubbish from a truck when he fell.READ MORE: 'I Thought I Was Done': Residents Of Trevose Mobile Home Park Pick Up The Pieces After EF-3 Tornado
After officials got him out, he was taken to the Lankenau Hospital Trauma Center where he was pronounced dead.MORE NEWS: Pirates' Crowe, 2 Relievers 1-Hit Phillies, End 4-Game Skid
The event was cancelled for the rest of the day Saturday. It re-opens Sunday morning.