New England News
3:54 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

Construction Worker Killed At MassDOT Facility

Authorities are investigating a fatal construction accident that occurred Thursday morning at a Massachusetts Department of Transportation facility in Northampton.

A 56 year old Bristol Connecticut men died after he was crushed between two modular office trailers that were being assembled at MassDOT’s  regional highway Division 2  headquarters.   The Northwestern District Attorney’s office identified the dead man as Alfred Cabiya, who leaves a wife and three children.  Another worker was taken by ambulance to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield with what were said to be non-life threatening injuries. A third man sustained minor injuries and was not taken to a hospital.  The DA’s office said all three worked for  Trico Welding, based in Beacon Falls Connecticut.    The accident is under investigation by police and federal and state work place safety investigators.