DANVERS, MASS. (WHDH) - Just two days before Father’s Day, Steven Wright of Danvers was forced to bury his father’s urn twice, after employees at Walnut Grove Cemetery accidentally buried him in the wrong spot.

His father, 59-year-old Dean Wright was killed after two cars crashed into each other on Federal Street May 27.

The family said Wright had a medical episode–either a seizure or heart attack.

“They found him face down with no pulse,” Steven Wright said.

Steven chose to cremate his father, and the family gathered for his burial on June 2.

He then got a phone call saying his father’s urn needed to be moved Friday morning.

“It was just kind of, ‘Oops here you go, he’s all set, we took him out, moved him over here, buried him back up’, and I just stood there until we walked off,” Wright said.

Wright said cemetery employees apologized but said he’s sharing what happened to his family to prevent it from happening again.

“The cemetery was apologetic,” he said. “I just want to make sure this doesn’t happen to anyone else. If it happened once how do I know it didn’t happen before?”

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