Man Crushed in San Juan Capistrano Landfill


A young man in his 30’s was killed when he was crushed to death as he was trying to remove items from his truck into a landfill in San Juan Capistrano on Friday afternoon. According to authorities, the incident happened at around 3pm on the 32000 block of La Pata Avenue in San Juan. Orange County Fire Authority officials stated that they tried to use the Jaws of Life in an attempt to free the man – who had appeared to be crushed by the trailer that was attached to his truck. The victim (who has yet to be identified) was pronounced dead at the scene.

This is an ongoing investigation and there is no further information available at this time. Our condolences go out to the friends and family of the deceased.

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