Police identify man run over by bulldozer at construction site

Police identify man run over by bulldozer at construction site

“I saw helicopters earlier and then police blocked it off so we knew something had happened,” said Peter Caruso, who walks his dog nearby.

Police and OSHA are investigating a deadly construction accident in Scituate Friday afternoon.

Scituate Police and Fire were called to Sixth Avenue at 1:30 p.m. Friday for a report of an accident involving a bulldozer.

“I saw helicopters earlier and then police blocked it off so we knew something had happened,” said Peter Caruso, who walks his dog nearby.

When officials arrived, they found a 61-year-old male dead at the scene. He had been run over by the bulldozer.

The construction company, called SLT Construction, is working to build homes along Sixth Avenue.

The incident is under investigation by Scituate Police, Mass. State Police, and OSHA.

At this point, authorities are not revealing the victim’s identity nor are they giving any details on how the incident happened.

 

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