A construction worker was killed, and a second worker injured early Wednesday morning on the Garden State Parkway after a Ford Explorer crossed into a coned barrier where a construction work project was taking place.
According to the Asbury Park Press, the Explorer, driven by Marc Senatore, 21, of Nutley, crossed through the coned barrier on the northbound side of the highway by milepost 119 at approximately 1:19 a.m.
Cesar Desouza-Caetano, 47, of North Bergen, was killed, according to police. The name of the second victim was not immediately available. He was taken to Bayshore Medical Center, but his injuries were considered not to be life-threatening.
According to 511NJ.org, all northbound local lanes were closed for several hours during the investigation.