A construction accident in northern New Jersey has killed a worker.

The accident occurred at about 9:30 a.m. Friday off Meadowlands Parkway in Secaucus.

Police say Arris Tunc of Clifton was working at a site where an apartment complex is being built near the Crowne Plaza hotel.

Tunc was 45 feet up in the basket of a boom lift when the four-wheeled base tipped over and threw him off. He landed in the roadway.

The 34-year-old was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Meadowlands Parkway remained closed for most of the afternoon and was expected to reopen by about 5 p.m.

 

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