Safe Deposit Box Falls, Crushes Worker to Death Inside Wells Fargo Bank in Cheltenham

Jonathan Maust & 2 other workers were moving a safe deposit box when it fell on top of him & crushed him to death.

A worker died from his injuries after a large safe deposit box fell on top of him inside a Wells Fargo Bank in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania.

Jonathan Maust, 35, of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania and two other workers were inside the old Wells Fargo Bank on 2401 Cheltenham Avenue shortly before 1 p.m. Monday. The men were attempting to move a large safe deposit box from the bank to a new location. Suddenly the box tipped over and fell on top of Maust. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cheltenham Police, OSHA and the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office are all investigating the incident.

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