A Palmer Township man died this week as a result of a fall at his home, according to the Lehigh County coroner.
An 83-year-old Palmer Township man died as a result of an accidental fall at his home at 72 Moor Drive, according to the Lehigh County coroner. Raymond Bassinger was pronounced dead at 7:59 a.m. Thursday at St. Luke's University Hospital, Fountain Hill. Bassinger broke his leg when he fell, the coroner said in a news release. Among older adults (those 65 or older), falls are the leading cause of injury death, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC says of fall-related deaths: