Commercial Air Conditioner Falls off Truck, Kills One

A heavy-duty, 3,200-pound  air conditioner, has fallen off a truck, and crushed an employee working at a Pennsylvania plant, for a Wisconsin company, on Wednesday, July 27th.

Jennifer Wright, a 37-year-old West York woman, was assisting in loading the unit onto a trailer at a Johnson Controls plant in Spring Garden Township when it fell off the pallet and landed on her. She was retrieved from underneath the equipment and taken to a hospital, where she died. Wright’s death has been classified as work-related by the York County Coroner Pam Gay and the autopsy was scheduled for the following Friday. Wright was a temporary employee of the Wisconsin-based company and Johnson Controls is deeply saddened by Wright’s death.

The attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. understand that workplace death occurs far too often and are standing by to treat your case with respect and compassion. Their thoughts go out to the victim and her loved ones.



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