Landscaper working at NJ shopping center fatally struck by co-worker

April 12, 2019 - 12:34 pm

UNION, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A landscaper working at a shopping center in Union County was fatally struck by a co-worker Friday morning. 

The incident occurred around 10:15 a.m at the Greenleaf Shopping Center, Union Township police said.

The victim was taken to Overlook Medical Center in Summit, where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities say the landscaper was laying mulch on the property when another crew member accidentally backed over the victim, killing him.

The victim's identity has not been released and the investigation into is ongoing. 

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