The death Tuesday of a Heartland of Perrysburg resident who fell down some stairs has been ruled accidental, the Wood County Coroner's Office said.
Margaret Reed, 84, who used a wheelchair, opened a door to a stairwell and fell down the stairs, Perrysburg Township police said. She was pronounced dead at 3:45 p.m.
A spokesman for HCR Manor Care, which operates the home, said the state health department is investigating. The company is reviewing its door alarm system.
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