WATERTOWN, N.Y. — A city of Watertown employee was killed Monday evening while working at the city’s wastewater treatment plant, according to the Watertown Daily Times.The city identified the worker as Gregory Eliopoulos, a process worker at the plant, according to the newspaper.
Construction Worker Dies After Being Trapped In Streamwood Sewer Pipe
Worker killed at coal ash dumpsite
Rocky Mount, NC — A coal ash dumpsite undergoing environmental remediation in northeastern Nash County has been closed during a federal and state investigation into a worker’s death earlier this week. Gary Sigmon, 48, of Lincoln County, died Monday after being run over by a bulldozer at the Swift Creek Coal Combustion By-Product Structural Fill on U.S. 301 in the Battleboro community near Whitakers, according to the N.C. Department of Labor, which is investigating the incident. Sigmon was working as a spotter for dump trucks when the incident occurred, Department of Labor spokesman Jason Tyson told the Telegram on Wednesday morning. Sigmon realized a dump truck was dumping in the wrong location and went to stop it and ran into the path of a bulldozer.
Maintenance worker killed after woman drives onto sidewalk
Atlanta, GA — A maintenance worker was killed Wednesday morning after a woman drove onto a Cobb County sidewalk, officials said. The incident occurred shortly after 8 a.m. at Akers Mill Road and Galleria Drive, Cobb police spokesman Brody Staud said. Police identified the victim as Joseph Poncer, 50, of Marietta. He was doing maintenance along the road at the time of the deadly accident, Channel 2 Action News reported.
Maine Funeral Home Worker Killed in Hearse Crash
Greene, ME — State police say a funeral home employee transporting a body was killed when his hearse was hit from behind by a sport utility vehicle. Police said the crash killed 59-year-old Richard Charest of Winthrop. It happened on Route 202 in Greene on Monday evening. Authorities said Charest was transporting the body back to the funeral home where he worked when the crash occurred. They say Charest and the body he was transporting remained inside the hearse after the crash.