Police identify 50-year-old Lakewood worker fatally injured at recycling center

Police say employees were trying to upright a dumpster at Ocean County Northern Recycling Center when it caused the doors to shift and pin Timothy Holland up against the inside wall.

Lanette Espy

Feb 2, 2024, 4:22 PM

Updated 135 days ago

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Lakewood police identified a worker at a recycling center who died Wednesday morning after being injured.
Police say they were called to the Ocean County Northern Recycling Center on Towbin Avenue where it was reported that recycling employees were in the process of moving a large container that had just been delivered.
At some point during the process, police say 50-year-old Timothy Hannold, of West Creek, entered the container. Unaware of his presence, police say employees continued to try and upright the dumpster causing the doors to shift and pin Holland against the inside wall.


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