COPLAY, LEHIGH COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— A teenager was pronounced dead on Tuesday after officials said he was pulled into a commercial woodchipper in Lehigh County.
The Lehigh County Coroner’s office said Isiah Bedocs, age 17, was pulled into a commercial-grade woodchipper on Tuesday around 1:35 p.m. in North Whitehall Township.
First responders transported Bedocs to the Lehigh Valley Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2:55 p.m.
The Lehigh County Coroner performed an autopsy and determined Bedocs died due to multiple traumatic injuries sustained from the woodchipper.
The coroner declared the death accidental.