LEHIGH COUNTY, PA. (THECOUNT) — Isiah Bedocs has been identified as the Lehigh County teen killed Tuesday in a gruesome wood chipper accident in North Whitehall Township.

Bedocs, 17, was killed after being pulled into a wood chipper while working at a Schnecksville farm Tuesday afternoon.


According to reports, Bedocs was working to remove trees from a farm in the 3700 block of Excelsior Road in Schnecksville, when he was sucked into a wood chipper.

Bedocs was transported via Medivac to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead of multiple traumatic injuries.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Lehigh County is a county located in the Lehigh Valley region of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 349,497. Its county seat is Allentown, the state’s third-largest city behind Philadelphia and Pittsburgh – Wikipedia.