Shipping Container Falls onto Pickup Truck Killing One Person

Edelstein Martin & Nelson News


July 12, 2017

Person Dies After Shipping Container Crushes Pickup Truck in Philadelphia Industrial Accident

Man Killed after Shipping Container Falls onto Pickup in South Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA – A man was killed Monday afternoon in an industrial accident involving a shipping container and pickup truck in South Philadelphia, authorities said. The incident took place at about 12:10 p.m. Monday, July 10, at the Packer Marine Terminal located in the 3300 block of Christopher Columbus Boulevard. Emergency Crews responded to the scene and found a shipping container had fallen and crushed a pickup truck. A 52-year-old man died in the industrial accident, police said. The man was declared dead at 12:35 p.m. the same day. […]