CONCORD — Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Concord Chief of Police Joseph O’Connor have confirmed that today at approximately 2:00 p.m. Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office were notified by Concord Police of a fatal incident involving a construction worker that occurred at the Willard School on Powder Mill Road in Concord.
The decedent, a 55-year-old male, from Sutton, had been working on the school grounds operating a boom truck; a flatbed truck with a crane attached to it. The preliminary investigation suggests that the decedent was operating the crane outside of the vehicle when an apparent mechanical failure occurred, resulting in him being struck by the construction equipment. He was pronounced at the scene. This case has been referred to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner who will determine the cause of death.
This is an open investigation being conducted by the Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, the Concord Police Department and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
As this death is not considered suspicious no additional information will be released by this office.