Man grabbing beer crushed by refrigerator

Man grabbing beer crushed by refrigerator

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LONDON - AUGUST 01: A pint of beer is served at The Great British Beer Festival on August 1, 2006 in London. The Great British Beer Festival runs from August 1-5, 2006 at London's Earl's Court and will serve up to 500 different types of real ale, cider and bottled beers. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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Associated Press

Posted on January 3, 2013 at 3:36 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 3 at 3:40 PM

LOS ANGELES -- A 60-something Los Angeles man was killed on New Year’s Day after a refrigerator fell on him while he was trying to grab a beer, CBS Los Angeles reports.

 

The incident happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday as the man was getting the beer from a fridge in his garage, said Ed Winter, an assistant chief coroner for Los Angeles County.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Winter said.

 

 

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