HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Around 1:24 a.m. Hamilton Township Fire Department was dispatched to the area of South Gold Drive for a vehicle fire. Upon arrival firefighters found that a bucket truck was working on utility lines in the area and it appeared to come in contact with live wires. Initial reports indicated that it appeared that the bucket truck fell over and landed on a box truck. PSE&G was called to rush to the scene to cut the power. Power was cut to the area by PSE&G crews around 2:24 a.m.
A spokesperson from OSHA has confirmed a worker fatality.
Details are still sketchy at this time. MidJersey.news has reached out to Hamilton Township Police Department for official information. Once information becomes available the story will be updated.
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