Lorain County Coroner: Truck driver killed at hospital after garbage bin falls during move

LORAIN, Ohio - The Lorain Mayor's office confirms a tragic accident at Mercy Regional Medical Center this morning.

According to the Mayor Chase Ritenauer, his office was notified late this morning that a truck driver working at the hospital was run over by a moving dumpster. Mayor Ritenaur tells NewsChannel5 that the incident is just "tragic."

The incident did not involve any city employees. A private dumpster hauling company was contracted to remove the dumpster.

The name of the individual killed and the company he or she worked for has not been identified at this time.

Mercy Regional Medical Center is located at 3700 Kolbe Road, Lorain.

The Lorain County Medical Examiner's Office was called out to the scene around 9:15 a.m.

Check back for more details.

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