WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – One worker is dead and two others are seriously injured after being electrocuted on a construction site in New Jersey.
Authorities said a scaffold hit a high-tension wire around 8 a.m. at a site on Quincy Court in Woodbridge Township.READ MORE: Walker Scores 19, Knicks Romp To End 15-Game Skid Vs 76ers
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Two of the workers grabbed the pole as it hit the high-tension wire, shocking them.MORE NEWS: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/27 Wednesday Morning Forecast
The workers names have not been released.