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Man dies after being pinned under vehicle in Pen Argyl, Northampton County

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Oct 29 2013 07:14:24 PM CDT
Updated On: Oct 30 2013 08:39:27 AM CDT

Bizarre fatal accident

PEN ARGYL, Pa. -

Police in Northampton County are investigating a bizarre accident that claimed the life of an elderly man.

It happened just before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at 545 Walnut Avenue in Pen Argyl, Northampton Co.

Police say it appears an 84-year-old man left his vehicle in drive as he got out of it and the vehicle rolled back, pinning him underneath.

The man's name has not yet been released.

Police say the SUV has been impounded for inspection.