Published: May 23, 2013 11:18 AM EDT
Updated: May 23, 2013 11:54 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers man is dead and his wife in critical condition after a crash in New Jersey.

Officials say 81-year-old Robert Sauer of Fort Myers, was trying to turn left when his vehicle was hit by a dump truck loaded with sand in Plumsted Township Wednesday.

His 78-year-old wife, Marilyn, is hospitalized in critical condition.

Officials say the truck overturned and landed on top of Sauer's vehicle.

The accident remains under investigation.