FedEx worker struck and killed in NJ - Philadelphia News, Weather and Sports from WTXF FOX 29

FedEx worker struck and killed in NJ

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A carrier for Federal Express was struck and killed by a minivan in Woodbridge, N.J., on Friday, confirmed officials from the shipping company.

The deadly incident occurred at about 9:30 a.m. at New Dover Road and Fairview Avenue.

Police identified the FedEx worker as William Convery III, 43, of South Bound Brook, N.J. He was standing near his FedEx delivery truck when a 2005 Dodge Caravan slammed into him and his truck, authorities said.

The force of the crash pushed the FedEx truck onto the front lawn of a nearby home.

SkyFoxHD was over the scene a short time later where a sheet could be seen over a body near a dark colored SUV.

FedEx officials issued a statement offering condolences to the family of the driver.

An autopsy will be performed by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner's Office.

The driver of the Dodge was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where he was listed in critical condition, authorities said.

Police and the prosecutor's office are investigating.

If you witnessed the crash, please call Officer Stephen Botti of the Woodbridge Police Department at (732) 634-7700 or Investigator Sean O'Lone of the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office at (732) 745-3315.

  • New Jersey NewsNew Jersey NewsMore>>

  • Officer struck in hit and run fighting for his life

    Officer struck in hit and run fighting for his life

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:28:45 GMT
    Bergen County Police Officer Daniel Breslin is fighting for his life at New Jersey's Hackensack Hospital. Officials say Officer Breslin was hit from behind by another vehicle on Route 46 west in Lodi around 2am Saturday morning. Officer Breslin had stopped parallel to another officer's vehicle because that officer was having problems with his radio.Without warning, cops say a Ford Fusion then slammed into Officer Breslin's vehicle.
    Bergen County Police Officer Daniel Breslin is fighting for his life at New Jersey's Hackensack Hospital. Officials say Officer Breslin was hit from behind by another vehicle on Route 46 west in Lodi around 2am Saturday morning. Officer Breslin had stopped parallel to another officer's vehicle because that officer was having problems with his radio.Without warning, cops say a Ford Fusion then slammed into Officer Breslin's vehicle.
  • Woman in custody in NYC stroller snatch attempt

    Woman in custody in NYC stroller snatch attempt

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:55:51 GMT
    Police say an 8-month-old baby was nearly snatched by a stranger while being pushed down a Manhattan street in his stroller, but a bystander intervened to foil the abduction attempt.
    Police say an 8-month-old baby was nearly snatched by a stranger while being pushed down a Manhattan street in his stroller, but a bystander intervened to foil the abduction attempt.
  • Basil farm ready to switch to marijuana

    Basil farm ready to switch to marijuana

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:11:50 GMT
    Basil plants grow on a New Jersey farm, but the facility could be turned into a five-acre medical marijuana greenhouse with only 48 hours' notice. The hoses from the state-of-the-art Dutch hydroponic system are watering flowers now, but with a few minor adjustments could just as easily grow marijuana plants for medicinal cannabis. The only reason it's not happening now is because the company is publicly traded and subject to federal law.
    Basil plants grow on a New Jersey farm, but the facility could be turned into a five-acre medical marijuana greenhouse with only 48 hours' notice. The hoses from the state-of-the-art Dutch hydroponic system are watering flowers now, but with a few minor adjustments could just as easily grow marijuana plants for medicinal cannabis. The only reason it's not happening now is because the company is publicly traded and subject to federal law.
Powered by WorldNow

WTXF-TV
330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices