Eastchester Worker Killed After Being Crushed By Sanitation Truck

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An Eastchester Department of Public Works employee was killed in an accident on Water Street on Monday.
An Eastchester Department of Public Works employee was killed in an accident on Water Street on Monday. Photo Credit: File

EASTCHESTER, N.Y. -- An Eastchester Department of Public Works employee was killed when he was crushed by a sanitation truck on Monday, Oct. 7, according to LoHud.com.

Nicholas Farella, 42, was standing on the back of a sanitation truck on Water Street when the truck backed into a telephone poll, wedging Farella between the truck and the poll, LoHud reported. 

Farella was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx where he died in surgery as a result of his injuries. Police are still investigating the incident, according to LoHud.com.

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