Saturday, July 2, 2016

PA: Tioga County man dies when truck slips off jacks

Mansfield-based state police say the death of a man at 4 p.m. Saturday was accidental. Troopers were called to 5511 SR 414 in Morris Township, Tioga County. State police said Delbert M. Schmolder Jr., 63, of Morris, was working underneath a truck which was held up t two jacks under the frame. Trooper Robert Evenchick said that at some point, one or both jacks slipped, causing the truck to fall on the man. The man died as the result of the injuries he sustained. The Morris Fire Department and Tioga County Coroners Office assisted at the scene.