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Dead Body Falls Out of Coroner's Van Along Busy Road
http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/ ^ | july 13, 2014 | Alison Burdo

Posted on 07/13/2014 11:13:10 AM PDT by lowbridge

Drivers traveling on a busy Bucks County, Pennsylvania, road on Friday had to navigate an unusual obstruction -- a gurney carrying a corpse.

A Bucks County Coroner's Office van was traveling down the 100 block of E. Street Road in Lower Southampton, Pennsylvania, around noon when the vehicle's rear door malfunctioned, the coroner's office confirms. The body then rolled out of the van and onto the road near the Bucks Crossing Shopping Center.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Miscellaneous; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: pennsylvania
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1 posted on 07/13/2014 11:13:10 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

Put that driver in charge of Obamacare.


2 posted on 07/13/2014 11:14:21 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: lowbridge
A Bucks County Coroner's Office van was traveling down the 100 block of E. Street Road in Lower Southampton, Pennsylvania, around noon when the vehicle's rear door malfunctioned, the coroner's office confirms.

The door has since been placed on paid administrative leave.

3 posted on 07/13/2014 11:15:42 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: lowbridge

What’s on the road, a head?


4 posted on 07/13/2014 11:17:01 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: lowbridge

Life in this country has become the real life version of those sophomoric, goofy, “comedies” that the college kiddies waste mom and pop’s money to go see at the theaters.


5 posted on 07/13/2014 11:17:18 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Idiocracy — it’s here.


6 posted on 07/13/2014 11:19:00 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: lowbridge

The Jackass show comes to rel life (and death).


7 posted on 07/13/2014 11:19:31 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: luvbach1

Whhops, real.


8 posted on 07/13/2014 11:20:04 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: luvbach1

I will slow down. Whoops, real.


9 posted on 07/13/2014 11:20:31 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: lowbridge

Hey, at least this guy was actually dead. There’s been stories of people “waking up” at the morgue.


10 posted on 07/13/2014 11:20:40 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Veggie Todd
There’s

There have. sheesh.

11 posted on 07/13/2014 11:21:27 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: lowbridge

Maybe there was a malfunction or maybe the ambulance driver was negligent. I rode to the hospital with my father in laws dead body and the driver didn’t even strap him onto the gurney. I had to hold him on with my arms or he would have rolled off on the wild ride to the hospital. It didn’t have to be a wild ride because he was already dead. Not something that I relish remembering.


12 posted on 07/13/2014 11:23:34 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: lowbridge

Philly? If the coroner didn’t already abscond with the watch and jewelry, it’s gone by now.


13 posted on 07/13/2014 11:25:19 AM PDT by FlJoePa
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To: lowbridge

Wow! I’m glad it was wrapped up and that it didn’t happen on a hill.


14 posted on 07/13/2014 11:25:45 AM PDT by rabidralph
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To: Veggie Todd
"There's"

"There's" (there has) is perfectly appropriate.

15 posted on 07/13/2014 11:27:00 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks ( Laughter is the best medicine, unless you have diarrhea.)
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To: lowbridge

I saw that in a Three Stooges or Laurel & Hardy show, back in the late-50s.


16 posted on 07/13/2014 11:30:17 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Some days you're the windshield, and some days you're the bug.)
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To: lowbridge
The body then rolled out of the van and onto the road near the Bucks Crossing Shopping Center.

Heard they were having a sale to die for at the mall.

17 posted on 07/13/2014 11:30:49 AM PDT by Flick Lives ("I can't believe it's not Fascism!")
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To: lowbridge

Turning a road into a dead end street——literaly.


18 posted on 07/13/2014 11:34:19 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tryranny)
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To: lowbridge

Highways, byways and now DIEDways...
-—and if the rolling corpse was traveling west it was riding off into the sunset..


19 posted on 07/13/2014 11:39:01 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tryranny)
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To: lowbridge
Most hearses have a mechanism to lock a casket in place, but not a gurney. I'm sure this van didn't have one.

When I was in Funeral Service, I once had to take a station wagon (mid 80s, minivans weren't popular yet) to Jacksonville to pick up a body. On the way back, I stopped in Valdosta to visit my childhood friend's house.

He wasn't there, but his mom (my 2nd mom) and his brother were. I had to tell them there was a dead person in their driveway.

20 posted on 07/13/2014 11:45:58 AM PDT by real saxophonist (Fightin' in a basement)
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To: dfwgator

Cop: What did he die of? Coroner: Multiple abrasions, broken bones and tire tracks. Oh, by the way he was 99 years old.


21 posted on 07/13/2014 11:47:48 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Yeah sophomoric movies stink.


22 posted on 07/13/2014 11:50:33 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: lowbridge

A funeral procession is going up a steep hill on main street when the door of the hearst flies open and the coffin falls out then speeds down main street into a pharmacy and crashes into the counter. The lids pops open and the deceased says to the astonished pharmacist, “You got anything to stop this coffin ?”

Ba-Dump-Dump! Thanks! I’ll be here all week! Try the veal and don’t forget to tip your Waitress. :)


23 posted on 07/13/2014 11:53:01 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: lowbridge

So in other words, someone smarter than a Democrat rolled out onto the street.


24 posted on 07/13/2014 12:00:46 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

“There’s”

‘There’s” (there has) is perfectly appropriate.’

It doesn’t work in this case because the verb needs to agree with “stories”, which is plural. (I.e.: “There’s been stories”) You can see the issue by rearranging the structure, but keeping the same noun & verbs:

Stories has been going around [verb/noun disagreement]

Stories have been going around [verb/noun agreement]


25 posted on 07/13/2014 12:03:31 PM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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To: lowbridge

There’s a Five Guy’s burger place right there.

Just sayin.


26 posted on 07/13/2014 12:04:27 PM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: carriage_hill; fatima; Fresh Wind; st.eqed; xsmommy; House Atreides; Nowhere Man; ...

PA Ping!

If you see posts of interest to Pennsylvanians, please ping me.

Thanks!

Thanks carriage_hill

27 posted on 07/13/2014 12:06:04 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: lowbridge

That’s even worse than a wardrobe malfunction...


28 posted on 07/13/2014 12:13:31 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

LOL


29 posted on 07/13/2014 12:32:20 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
Business is dead.
It's a dying business.
People are dying to get here.
30 posted on 07/13/2014 12:46:24 PM PDT by real saxophonist (More Cowbell)
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To: Rusty0604

Corniest. Joke. Ever. :)


31 posted on 07/13/2014 12:48:44 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: real saxophonist

:)


32 posted on 07/13/2014 12:48:56 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: lowbridge

This photo taken on Friday shows a dead body on a gurney that fell out of a coroner's van and onto a busy roadway.Jerry Bradley/LevittownNow.com
33 posted on 07/13/2014 1:02:32 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: lowbridge

A US Navy Corpse-man?


34 posted on 07/13/2014 1:03:46 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: lowbridge

Book recommendation alert:

Anybody who has read the most excellent (and very funny) Stephanie Plum (she’s a bounty hunter) books by Janet Evanovich will recognize this as business as usual. Bodies fall out of caskets, from the tops of cars, and no doubt a hearse now and then.

At times, this happens courtesy of Stephanie’s grandma, who attends viewings to get a look at the deceased and partake of the refreshments. Grandma also packs whenever she can, and wouldn’t hesitate to use it. Read them in order, if possible, beginning with “One For The Money”.


35 posted on 07/13/2014 1:13:01 PM PDT by Mjaye
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To: lowbridge

And this is opposed to a live body falling out of the coroners vehicle?


36 posted on 07/13/2014 2:37:35 PM PDT by biff (WAS)
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To: P.O.E.

Now THERE’s something you don’t see everyday...


37 posted on 07/13/2014 3:48:44 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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