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Trash worker crushed

Trash worker crushed, A teen worker was crushed to death by a private recycling truck in Brooklyn today, police said. Luis Camarillo, 18, of the Bronx was working at the back of the truck at a recycling plant in DUMBO on Plymouth Street about 10:30 a.m. when the compactor came down on him, cops said. He was hit in the chest, and then crushed by the truck’s hydraulics system, authorities said. “The guy got squashed between the pay loader and the truck,” said Tony Lima, who works nearby. Luis Camarillo, crushed to death. When EMS arrived on the scene, they found Camarillo unconscious. He died at Long Island College Hospital. The NYPD is investigating the grisly accident, as well as OSHA, a federal agency. No criminality is suspected at this time. Robert Stewarts, an OSHA compliance officer said they were looking to see if any health and safety standards were violated, and that he was reviewing surveillance video at the plant. Camarillo’s grieving relatives said the teen had only been wo

Trash worker crushed, Killed in Brooklyn

Trash worker crushed, An 18-year-old worker was crushed to death by a private recycling truck in Brooklyn on Saturday morning, New York City police said. The New York Post reported that Luis Camarillo, 18, of the Bronx was working at the back of the truck at a recycling plant in the Dumbo neighborhood on Saturday morning when the compactor came down on him. He was hit in the chest, and then crushed by the truck’s hydraulics system, an official said. Camarillo was taken to Long Island College Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to the police. Camarillo’s grieving relatives told the Post that the teen had only been working at the plant for three weeks and were happy he was staying out of trouble. The NYPD and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a federal agency, are investigating the accident.

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