Huffpost Weird News

Dead Body Falls Out Of Coroner Van, Lands On Road

Posted: Updated:
Dead Body
Dead Body

FEASTERVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A dead body on a gurney fell out of a coroner's van when a door malfunctioned, sending the corpse into the middle of a busy roadway in Pennsylvania.

The Bucks County Courier Times (http://bit.ly/1rhI80E ) reports the accident happened around noon on Friday near a shopping center in Feasterville, Pennsylvania.

A photo on the newspaper's website shows the corpse, wrapped in what appears to be a white sheet, lying in the street as cars buzz by. The Bucks County Coroner's Office says the driver realized immediately that the door had opened and retrieved the body within minutes. The office says it "deeply regrets" the incident.

A passer-by who helped get the body into the van says he thought it was a prank, calling it "the most bizarre thing" he'd ever seen.

___

Information from: Bucks County Courier Times, http://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com

Around the Web

Dead Body Falls out of Coroner Van, Lands in Road - ABC News

Dead Body Falls Out of Coroner's Van Along Busy Road - NBC 10.com

Coroner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dead body on gurney rolls out of Pa. coroner's van onto busy street ...

Gurney with a dead body strapped to it slides out of coroner's van after

EXCLUSIVE: Gurney with Possible Dead Body Flies Out of ...