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

Man Killed after Shipping Container Falls onto Pickup in South Philadelphia

Philadelphia Industrial Accident

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

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.

The cause of the incident remained under investigation.

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