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Body Falls Out of Coroner Truck

LOWER SOUTHHAMPTON, Pa. (Associated Press)-- A corpse on a gurney fell out of a coroner's van when a door malfunctioned, sending the dead body into the middle of a busy roadway in Pennsylvania.
The accident happened around noon on Friday near a shopping center in Feasterville, Pennsylvania, The Bucks County Courier Times reports.
A photo shows the corpse, wrapped in what appears to be a white sheet, lying in the street as cars buzz by.
The Bucks County Coroner's Office said the driver realized immediately that the door had opened and retrieved the body within minutes. The office said it "deeply regrets" the incident.
Bucks County resident Jerry Bradley, a passer-by who helped get the body into the van, said he thought it was a prank, calling it "the most bizarre thing" he'd ever seen."Just when I thought I've seen everything. That's a dead body on a stretcher that launched out of the back of a coroner's vehicle in Feasterville," Bradley said in posting the picture he took on his Facebook page.