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Man Fatally Crushed By Refrigerator While Getting a Beer on New Year's Day

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What should have been an everyday, enjoyable moment sadly turned deadly for one older Angeleno on Tuesday, when he was killed by a falling refrigerator as he helped himself to a cold beer.The incident took place at about 4 p.m. on New Year's Day in the 1300 block of 76th Street, according to Assistant Coroner Chief Ed Winter, reports City News Service.

The victim, a man in his 60s, was grabbing the beer from the fridge in his garage when the large appliance toppled and crushed him.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.