OSHA: Worker killed after excavator falls into Arthur Kill in Linden

The operator of an excavator has died after the equipment fell into the Arthur Kill in Linden, according to OSHA.
Linden police say that the incident happened just after 8 a.m. at a construction site located at 4900 Tremley Point Road. The operator was trapped inside the excavator when it fell.
Police say that the man – who was not identified – was removed from the cab of the machine about an hour after it fell into the water. The man was taken to Trinitas Regional Medical Center and pronounced dead.
OSHA is investigating the incident.