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1 Worker Dead, 2 Seriously Hurt After Construction Accident In New Jersey

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.

Workers from a siding company were putting up the scaffolding when a gust of wind took down a pole.

Two of the workers grabbed the pole as it hit the high-tension wire, shocking them.

The workers names have not been released.

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