Johnnie Tharp Killed in Work Accident in Washington Twp., NJ
Washington Twp., NJ -- A work incident in Washington Twp., NJ claimed the life of 60-year-old Johnnie Tharp in the area of Washington Twp., NJ Thursday, January 19, 2017.
The incident happened at the Dente Trading Marble and Granite at 30 Canfield Rd in Cedar Grove, NJ.
The cause of the deadly event is still unclear, but the report claims the man was crushed by marble slabs. Rescue units reportedly arrived on the scene to find the man unconscious. It is claimed they attempted life-saving procedures on Mr. Tharp, resulting in his being transported to a local hospital. Mr. Tharp later succumbed to his injuries.
Authorities were collecting the information of the incident at the time of the report.
The investigation into the man's death remains open.
There was no further information available at this time.
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