Worker Dies in 25 Feet Fall at Cranbury Warehouse

CRANBURY, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–Police and EMS were dispatched to Delta Apparel Inc, 5 Santa Fe Way, Suite 501, Cranbury, NJ 08512 on December 2, 2021 at 11:46 a.m. for a reported fall victim. On arrival, Police located Cesar Torres, a 34yo male from Hackensack NJ, atop an interior warehouse floor with a severe head injury. Robert Wood Johnson Hospital Paramedics, along with the Cranbury Township First Aid, transported Torres to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital (New Brunswick). Torres was subsequently pronounced dead while at the hospital.

The investigation revealed that Torres, an employee for WA Installation (Passaic NJ), was elevated within the warehouse, approximately 25 feet up, installing warehouse shelving racks, immediately prior to the accident. Next of Kin has been notified. The incident remains under investigation with the Cranbury Township Police Department and OSHA.