A construction from Ocean County was killed by a dump truck on the Garden State Parkway on Tuesday.

Garden Staet Parkway in Bass River (NJ DOT)

NBC 10 reports the worker, Donald Tomaio, 46, of Bayville, was killed when a dump truck backed  into him in the Bass River area on the southbound side in the widening project zone near exit 50 around 12 noon.

Tomaio was pronounced dead at the scene.

Traffic was backed up as police investigated the accident.