The Lehigh County coroner says a homeless man was crushed to death inside a garbage truck in Allentown.
Coroner Scott M. Grim says in a news release that the 53-year-old man was pronounced dead at 11:05 a.m. Friday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. The coroner ruled the manner of death an accident.
Grim says the man was crushed inside the truck shortly before 6 a.m. Friday. Police are investigating.
The coroner says the man’s name will be released once his family is located and notified.