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Man killed by falling refrigerator

Jan. 3, 2013 at 12:58 PM   |   Comments

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- An unidentified Los Angeles man died New Year's Day when his refrigerator fell on him as he reached for a beer, the county coroner's office said.

The man, in his 60s, was getting a drink from the refrigerator in his garage Tuesday afternoon, Los Angeles County assistant chief coroner Ed Winter said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, KCAL-TV, Los Angeles, reported.

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