Construction worker dies in accident at Concord elementary school

CONCORD, Mass. (WHDH) — A construction worker was killed Wednesday in an accident at an elementary school in Concord, officials said.

Emergency crews responding to a reported constriction accident at the Willard Elementary School on Powdermill Road about 2 p.m. found a male victim who was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Concord Police Department.

The 55-year-old Sutton man, whose name has not been released, was working on a septic tank when he was fatally struck by a crane as he was working outside of a boom truck, according to Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan’s Office.

No students were in the area at the time of the accident. Parents were notified of the incident in an email sent out by school officials.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, local police, and the Middlesex District Attorney’s office are investigating.

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