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Longtime Haverford Township Employee Tragically Dies In Workplace Accident

HAVERFORD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) -- A longtime Haverford Township employee tragically died in a workplace accident on Monday. Police say Kenneth "Casey" Berry was working on the rear hopper of a garbage truck at the time of the accident.

Medical personnel and several police officers responded and performed lifesaving efforts. Berry was transported to Lankenau Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

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No further information regarding the accident is available at this time.

"This was a tragic accident and it is an extremely difficult situation for everyone involved," a press release said. "A thorough investigation is underway to determine the factors that lead to this fatal accident. Grief counselors have been brought in and will be available to the first responders and all Haverford Township employees."

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