July 15, 2011 - Bordertown, N.J. - Early Monday morning on July 11, a tractor trailer driver was killed while working at a construction site on the New Jersey Turnpike. The accident occurred near Exit 7 in Bordentown Township, N.J. on the shoulder of the highway.
According to ABC, the truck driver, Carmen DiLuzio, was 51-years-old and originally from Wilmington, Delaware. He had parked his truck over at the construction site and was loosening the restraints on his cargo load. His truck was carrying slabs of large concrete barriers.
While DiLuzio was unloading the barriers at the site, one of the concrete barriers fell off of the truck and crushed him. After officials arrived on the scene DiLuzio was declared dead.
DiLuzio was am employee of Tipton Trucking in Pennsylvania and the delivery of concrete was for the construction of widening the Turnpike. This accident is currently being investigated by a State Police Construction Unit, a Crime Scene Investigation Unit and Troop C detectives.
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