Officials ID Victims in Audubon Water Tower Accident

A New Jersey man was injured and a Pennsylvania man killed when they fell inside of a 100-foot water tower they were working on in Audubon on Wednesday.

Lower Providence officials have identified the victims of Wednesday's water tower accident following notification of the victims' family.

According to officials, 38-year-old Miguel Martinez, of Pennsgrove, N.J., was taken to Paoli Hospital for treatment of injuries he sustained in the incident. Jason Schmidt, 31, of Jacobus, Pa., was pronounced dead at the scene.

Both men, employees of Corrosion Control Corp. of Pedricktown, N.J., had been working inside the water tower located on Featherbed Lane in the Audubon section of Lower Providence Township.

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