FALLS TWP., Pa. -

A massive pile of salt used to clear icy roads fell on a worker at a storage facility in Bucks County, crushing and killing him.

The accident happened at the GROWS Landfill in Falls Township just hours before the snow began to fall Thursday, police said.

The 100-foot-tall pile of salt toppled over and trapped the man, who was working a backhoe. Rescue crews were dispatched but couldn't save him.

The victim's name has not been released.