Worker pinned, killed under golf cart at Philadelphia zoo

Worker pinned, killed under golf cart at Philadelphia zoo (Image 1)

A worker was killed after they became pinned underneath a golf cart at the Philadelphia Zoo Monday morning.

According to WPVI-TV, the accident occurred just after 11 a.m. at the zoo located at 3400 Girard Avenue.

The television station reported the 57-year-old zoo employee was working under the golf cart when it fell off the jack.

The man was transported to a local hospital where he died a short time later.

Zoo officials said at the time of the tragic accident the longtime employee was “performing his duties.”

The man’s identity has not been released.

The accident remains under investigation.

*WPVI-TV contributed to this report.

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