Coroner: Man Dead After Workplace Accident at Landfill

RANSOM TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A man was killed Thursday afternoon after what officials believe was a workplace accident at Alliance Landfill in Lackawanna County.

The coroner tells Newswatch 16  Robert Weedo, 62, from Bartonsville was struck by a large earth-moving vehicle. He died from numerous internal injuries on the way to the hospital.

State police are investigating the death in Ransom Township.

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