Man dies after fall into Fife storm drain

  • Sat Dec 1st, 2012 6:37pm
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Associated Press

FIFE — Police in the community of Fife say a man has died after falling into a storm drain while trying to retrieve his keys.

KIRO-TV in Seattle reported the man apparently dropped his keys into the drain while taking trash from his apartment to a nearby trash disposal area. He reportedly lifted the heavy grate and reached in but fell in head-first.

KIRO reported he died on the way to a hospital.

The Pierce County medical examiner’s office will be releasing the man’s name.


Information from: KIRO-TV,