Man dies in pressroom accident at Pennsylvania newspaper
North Bergen, NJ — Police are investigating an accident at a Hudson County recycling plant in which a construction loader struck and killed a man Saturday morning. Angelo Maietta, 31, of Bayonne, was hit by a payloader at Lincoln Recycling in North Bergen just before 10:30 a.m. Saturday, according to Captain William Lyons of the North Bergen police department, who called it a “tragic death.” News 12 reported that Maietta was working with his brother, Rafel Maietta, for a junk removal company when the two men made a regular stop at Lincoln Recycling on Dell Avenue. Rafel told News 12 that Angelo was closing the doors on the back of their truck when a payloader came speeding in reverse and struck Angelo and his vehicle.
Utility worker dies in manhole in Northwest Cape Coral
CAPE CORAL, Fla. — A Southwest Utility Systems worker died Friday afternoon while installing a new water and sewer line beneath a manhole in northwest Cape Coral. The name of the man had not been released Friday afternoon. Southwest Utilities declined to comment. It took an hour and 45 minutes from the noon 911 call until paramedics removed the body from the hole at the foot of the Rabe’s driveway and into an ambulance. The paramedics covered the man’s body and walked slowly with the stretcher before loading it. Fire trucks from South Trail, Iona McGregor and Cape Coral responded to the scene, where rain sprinkled as paramedics and firefighters recovered the body. Cape Coral Police spokesman Dana Coston, who arrived to the scene after the body had been moved, said he was not sure whether the man had fallen into the hole or had suffered a medical problem while in the hole. But Rabe said she was almost certain the man had been in the hole – meaning he did not fall – and passed out because of a lack of oxygen.
Man dies after being pinned under fallen tree in Dunlap Tuesday
DUNLAP, Tenn. — Dunlap Police Chief Clinton Huth has identified man killed by fallen tree on Tuesday as 45-year-old Don “DJ” Carlos Harmon, Jr, of Dunlap. Tuesday’s death marks more than 30 workplace fatalities in Tennessee in 2018.
Two Construction Workers Struck, Killed in DUI Crash
Orange, CA — A man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly struck and killed two road workers by a car on an Orange County road. Hipolito Paez-Vazquez, 30, was arrested in suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence of alcohol, according to the Orange Police Department. The crash happened just before 9 p.m. at East Santiago and Jamboree roads in Orange, officials said. Paez-Vazquez stopped and was cooperated with the investigation. The two people who died were near a construction zone.
Funeral Services Set for Diver Killed During Memorial Day Rescue Mission
Chicago, IL — Funeral arrangements were announced Wednesday for a Chicago Fire Department diver who died while trying to find a missing boater in the Chicago River on Memorial Day. Visitation for Juan Bucio, 46, will start at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Rita, fire officials said, and go until 9 p.m. The investigation into how Bucio died continued Wednesday, as authorities combed over video of his last moments to try and figure out what went wrong. Bucio was among the first responders called to a report of a person missing in the Chicago River near the 2600 block of South Ashland Avenue at around 8 p.m. Monday night, authorities said. At some point, Bucio’s dive partner looked back and Bucio was gone. Sources said that by the time rescuers reached him, Bucio was unresponsive. First responders attempted CPR before he was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later died, officials said. He is survived by his two sons, ages seven and nine, and nine siblings.
Tow truck driver killed in I-94 crash identified; 5 others still critical
Ypsilanti, MI — One person was killed and five others injured in an I-94 crash involving a school bus Tuesday morning in Ypsilanti.The crash killed tow truck driver Nader Chehadi, 42, from Ypsilanti according to Michigan State Police in an afternoon update. He was assisting a school bus stopped on the side of the road when the bus was struck from behind by an SUV at 10:20 a.m. at the time of the crash. Nader died from his injuries while two adults and three children inside the SUV are in critical condition at area hospitals.