Body of bridge inspector Efrain Grajeda recovered from Passaic River

Authorities have recovered the body of a bridge inspector who was swept away in the Passaic River, law enforcement sources confirmed for News 12 New

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RUTHERFORD - Authorities have recovered the body of a bridge inspector who was swept away in the Passaic River, law enforcement sources confirmed for News 12 New Jersey.

The body of 47-year-old Efrain Grajeda was found Wednesday near the Union Avenue bridge in Rutherford.

Authorities say Grajeda was inspecting a bridge Monday near a brook that feeds into the Passaic River when heavy rains pounded the area. Grajeda slipped off the bridge and was swept away in the water.

The 47-year-old lived in Millstone Township and was working for a company called TranSystems.

"TranSystems suffered a great loss this week with the passing of our employee Efrain Grajeda in an accident on the job site," the company said in a statement. "Our first thoughts are with Efrain's family. We express our heartfelt sympathy to them, his colleagues, and the many people whose lives he touched in his professional and personal life."

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