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Construction Worker Dies in Lakewood

Rescue teams and police respond to a construction accident in Lakewood
Rescue teams and police respond to a construction accident in Lakewood (The Lakewood Scoop)

A construction worker died in Lakewood Tuesday morning when his bulldozer overturned in a construction zone.

Police alongside a truck after a bulldozer fell off its ramp
Police alongside a truck after a bulldozer fell off its ramp (The Lakewood Scoop)

Angel L. Martinez, 67, of Lakewood was driving it up a ramp onto a trailer around 10 a.m. in an industrial area on Cross Street according to a statement from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.

Martinez, who works for NJ Advanced Construction of Lakewood, was trapped under the bulldozer’s roof and was pronounced dead on the scene.

The Lakewood Police, the Ocean County Sheriff's Department and the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office are investigating the incident

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