LOPATCONG TWP, NEW JERSEY (July 25, 2017) – 46-year-old Noel Oquendo was involved in a fatal accident at Berry Plastics in Lopatcong Township near Phillipsburg Tuesday morning, according to police officials. (map)
The accident occurred Tuesday morning at approximately 11:30 a.m.. Oquendo sustained a head injury while looking into a faulty machine. The cause of the accident is unknown at this time.
OSHA is investigation the deadly accident to determine the caused of the accident as well as the Morris County Medical Examiners Office.
The company stated they are working with investigative crews and extends its condolences to Oquendo’s family, friends and co-workers.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends of Noel Oquendo, as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”