Vending Machine Tip Over Crushes 8 Year Old Girl

This on-site involved the death of an 8-year-old female when a soft drink vending machine fell on her crushing her skull. The vending machine was pushed over by her brother and cousin, ages 10 and 11. The vending machine did not have any warnings regarding the tip over.

Sondheimer, Louisiana
April 1, 1995

Never tilt or rock a vending machine.

Over 37 people have been killed by falling soda machines since 1978 and over 100 injured.

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