Construction accident leaves worker dead

A construction worker was injured while at work on a New Jersey highway. The man was crushed by a concrete construction barrier during the accident. Officials say the workman’s injuries were so severe that he was pronounced dead shortly after. The construction worker’s death will need to be further investigated, says a near-by accident specialist based out of New York. Investigators will need to determine if proper safety precautions were taken to prevent worker injury. Many safety devices and protocols are needed to prevent accidents and deaths when working in dangerous construction zones, especially on the side of a busy road. Workers comp injury specialists say that many of these accidents and injuries are avoidable if proper precautions are taken. More on this highway construction accident is available here.

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