Worker killed during demolition of strip mall.
Authorities have identified a construction worker who died during the demolition of an Ocean County strip mall.
The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office says 52-year-old Raymond Crosby was killed when a part of the building’s roof collapsed on top of him.
Police and Bayville firefighters were called to the demolition site of Beachwood Plaza around 2:10 p.m. Thursday after a foreman from Piscataway-based Edgewood Properties reported the roof collapse.
Rescue crews found the Keansburg man among the debris shortly before 3 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
This latest incident is the latest in a long list of demolition accidents to have taken place in Philadelphia in recent years.
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