Sixty-nine-year-old Santo Musumeci fell 10 feet into an open manhole in South Philadelphia earlier this week. It took emergency responders 30 minutes to hoist Musumeci out of the hole, one that most likely should have never been left uncovered.
Lighting strikes and heavy rains recently plagued a NASCAR race in northeastern Pennsylvania at the Pocono Raceway. At least nine people were injured and two people were struck by lightning as violent storms stopped racing for the day. One man, 41-year-old Brian Zimmerman, did not survive. He was the victim of a lightning strike in the Grandstand parking lot.
Memorial Day weekend typically signals the opening of pools around the Philadelphia area. As you and your family flock to the refreshingly cool water to beat this summer's Philadelphia heat, pool safety deserves more than a passing thought.