Frank Daniels, Death – The Delaware County Medical Examiner’s office identified the man run over by the sanitation truck on the 200 block of West Hinckley Avenue in Ridley Park as Frank Daniels, 31, Philadelphia. Daniels was an employee of J.P. Mascaro & Sons when he got caught an under a wheel and was run over, officials said.
Borough police and the federal Occupational and Safety Health Administration are investigating the incident, which happened shortly before noon Tuesday morning. J.P. Mascaro & Sons issued this statement:
“Emergency personnel were immediately contacted and the Ridley Park Police Department is conducting a detailed accident investigation, which includes speaking with the other helper and the truck driver, as well as company management personnel. Details of their investigation will be forthcoming at a later date. Family members of Mr. Daniels have been spoken to, and the company will stay in close contact with them during this very difficult time.”