JESSUP, Md. — Howard County police say a delivery driver from New Jersey was killed when a pile of large aluminum poles fell on him.

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The department said in a news release that the incident happened Friday morning at Sunair Awnings in Jessup. Police say 54-year-old Carlos Urena-Valverde, of Plainfield, was unloading a large pile of poles when the weight shifted and the poles fell on him.

Investigators say Urena-Valverde, who worked for the New Jersey freight company AD Freight Logistics, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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