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Schuylkill man dies when vehicle falls on him

Published August 14. 2019 10:14AM

A Schuylkill County man died on Tuesday when a vehicle he was working underneath fell on him.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Robert Yeager, 67, of 1411 Bunting St., Branch Township, as working on the vehicle in his rear garage. While working on it the vehicle fell off the wooden blocks it was on and landed on him.

Yeager was found at 2:43 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene by a deputy county coroner.

Troopers said following an investigation the death was ruled an accident.

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