Dump Truck Driver Identified In Jackson Crash
The driver of a dump truck that crashed into multiple mobile homes at the Shady Oak Community in Jackson on Wednesday has been identified as a Pennsylvania man.
Jackson Police say 58 year old Joseph V. Leming of Morrisville, Pennsylvania was hauling a load of asphalt in a 2004 Mack Dump Truck owned by Superior Materials when it crossed Route 571, struck a utility pole, drove across the parking lot of Krauszer’s and then crossed Anthony Way and into an unoccupied mobile home.
The truck destroyed the unit and came to rest in a residence at 2 Sylvia Lane. Its occupants were get out unharmed.
The dump truck had to be removed from the mobile home before the driver could be removed. Leming was pronounced dead on the scene.
The crash is still under investigation by the Jackson Township Traffic Safety Unit. Witnesses should call 732-928-1111 with any information.
According to their website, Superior Materials is based in Long Island in Garden City and has a warehouse at the Port of Newark.