LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) -- A Los Angeles
man was killed on New Year's Day after a refrigerator fell on him while
he was trying to grab a beer, according to the LA County Coroner's
The incident happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday in the 1300 block of 76th
Street as the man, who was in his 60s, was getting the alcoholic drink from a fridge in his
garage, said Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter.
Winter said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.