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Construction Worker Dies After Falling From Scaffolding in Cape May County

Cape May County

Authorities have released the identity of the 47-year-old construction worker who was killed after falling off a scaffolding Tuesday.

Officials said Joel Duarte-Dutra, of Maple Shade, was working on a Sprucewood Road in the Villas section of Lower Township when he was thrown from the self-constructed scaffolding.

Upon arrival, emergency responders found Duarte-Dutra unconscious and bleeding. Officials said he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities are investigating incident.