Contact Us
Hudson Daily Voice serves Bayonne, Harrison, Hoboken, Jersey City, Kearny, North Bergen, Secaucus, Union City & West New York
Return to your home site

Menu

Hudson Daily Voice serves Bayonne, Harrison, Hoboken, Jersey City, Kearny, North Bergen, Secaucus, Union City & West New York

Nearby Sites

Breaking News: Drug Ring Member Who Trafficked Coke, Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Into NJ Bayshore Gets 16½ Years
DV Pilot Police & Fire

Construction Worker Killed In Jersey City Trench Collapse

At the scene on Route 440 in Jersey City.
At the scene on Route 440 in Jersey City. Photo Credit: Anthony Johnson/ABC7

A 35-year-old construction worker died after a trench collapsed on him in Jersey City Thursday morning, authorities said.

The worker was installing a water line on Route 440 when the incident occurred around 9:30 a.m., the city's director of communications Kimberly Wallace-Scalcione said.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration was at the scene as of 12:40 p.m.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.