Crane tips over, kills contractor in Little Ferry

? A contractor was crushed and killed after a crane tipped over at the Bergen County Utilities Authority in Little Ferry Wednesday.

Investigators say the outside contractor was helping to remove an aeration system. They say the man was on a walkway between two sewage treatment tanks directing the crane. According to officials, the ground beneath the crane gave way and the crane fell on top of the contractor, killing him instantly.

The identity of the individual has not been released, possibly pending family notification.

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