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Worker airlifted to hospital after falling 30 feet at Ledgewood Mall

ROXBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A worker suffered major trauma Saturday afternoon after falling approximately 30 feet while working at the Ledgewood Mall, police said.

At around 1:09 p.m.,township police responded to Ledgewood Mall, located at 461 Route 10, for a man in cardiac arrest, police said.

Through a police investigation, it was determined that the man was an employee for a demolition/construction company. While he was working on the roof, he fell through an open area, police said.

The man, who was not immediately identified, suffered major trauma and was airlifted to the hospital, police said.

OSHA was notified of the incident, police said.

Police didn’t have the name of the company doing the construction.

The fall happened during a major power outage that was affecting the area, shutting off all the traffic lights along Route 10, police said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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