The 51-year-old man was trapped for nearly an hour after a forklift ran over him.
A Greensburg man was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital after being run over by a forklift Wednesday morning at a Leetsdale industrial plant. Leetsdale Police Chief James Santucci said Mark Bolen, 51, was in good condition Wednesday evening at Allegheny General Hospital following the accident. Bolen was working about 8:25 a.m at Almatis, the former Alcoa plant, when another employee operating a forklift backed up and ran over his foot, breaking his leg in several places, officials said. “His foot was entrapped under the forklift,” said Leetsdale Fire Chief Ernie Logan. It took about 42 minutes for rescue crews to get the machine off Bolen’s leg. Cochran Hose Co. and Moon Fire Rescue assisted with removing the forklift off the man. He was …
Friends will be welcomed at Copeland Funeral Home, 702 Beaver St., Sewickley, on Thursday, February 9 from 2-4 p.m., and from 7-9 p.m.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Service to others marks the life of Pittsburgh corporate and community leader C. Fred Fetterolf, who passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2012 due to complications from stroke. He was retired president and chief operating officer of Alcoa, and served on the boards of many for- and not-for-profit organizations, regionally and nationally. Fred was born in Huntington, PA in 1928 and grew up in Rocky Grove, a community near Franklin. He joined the Navy in 1946 and served a year on Aircraft Carrier USS Valley Forge. In 1948, he entered Grove City College, where he met his future wife, Frances Nelle Spang. Dubbed “Fiery Fred” by his teammates, he lettered in football, basketball, and golf. Fred graduated from Grove City in 1952 with a bachelor's …