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Man Killed in Accident at Construction Site on New Jersey Turnpike

Posted on Jul 15, 2011

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.

As a service to the residents of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, our firm will frequently publish blogs about construction and premises liability accidents. We do this to raise awareness about the common types accidents that occur that may result in serious injury or fatalities.

Common dangers and accidents include, but are not limited to:

  • injuries caused by falling debris;
  • accidents caused by hazardous working conditions; and
  • accidents caused by defective products and machines. 

If you have been named in this blog or you are the victim's family member or friend and would like the blog removed from our website, please feel free to contact us and we will promptly accommodate your request.

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