A 49-year-old man was killed in a personal watercraft accident Sunday at a sand quarry in Ocean County.

The Asbury Park Press reports that Salvatore Cusimano was declared dead after divers found his body in a lake at the Sahara Sand Quarry.

State Police were called about 2:30pm when Cusimano was thrown from the watercraft and did not resurface.

The Asbury Park Press reports that members of the West Tuckerton Volunteer Fire Company Dive recovered the body. New Jersey State Police.

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According to the Asbury Park Press:

The 1,000-acre Sahara Sand quarry is operated by Silvi, a group of companies that manufacture sand, gravel, concrete and other related materials. A portion of the 2004 remake of The Manchurian Candidate was filmed at the quarry to replicate dessert terrain, according to the Silvi website.

SOURCE: Asbury Park Press