UPDATE: KYW-TV identified the worker who was killed while Robert W. Sanger, 62, of Pittsgrove, Salem County. Our original report continues below.
An employee of a subcontractor at Gillian’s Wonderland Pier in Ocean City died Monday after falling while working there.
A brief statement from Gillian’s as posted on social media reads,
We are saddened to report that a contractor employee working on an elevator at Gillian’s Wonderland Pier suffered a fatal injury on Monday morning.
According to a first report of the Atlantic City pressthe accident happened around 10:30 a.m. while work was underway on the park’s Ferris wheel.
Attraction operators say they are cooperating with authorities as an investigation into the accident is ongoing.
This is a developing story that will be updated when more information becomes available.
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