- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 20, 2016

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a garbage truck driver was crushed to death when his truck ran over him while he was trying to repair its brakes in eastern Pennsylvania.

Northampton County Coroner Zachary Lysek says 46-year-old Mark Duch was working under the truck in Bethlehem around noon Tuesday when the incident occurred.

The Bethlehem man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The death has been ruled an accident.

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