GUILFORD, Vt. — Police say a construction worker died on the job Thursday.
Eric Streeter, 52, of Putney, Vt., was struck by a piece of construction equipment, according to a news release from Vermont State Police. He was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead, police said.
Streeter’s company, which isn’t named in the release, was repaving the parking lot at the welcome center on Interstate 91 northbound in Guilford. Police said Friday afternoon that Streeter worked for Bazin Brothers Trucking Inc. of Westminster, Vt., a subcontractor of the Vermont Agency of Transportation.
The cause of death is undetermined, pending an autopsy, the release says.
No one from Vermont State Police was immediately available to comment this morning.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call detectives at the Vermont State Police Westminster Barracks at 802-722-4600.
Vermont State Police, the Windham County Sheriff’s Office, the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicle and the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration will each conduct their own investigation, police said.
This article has been updated with additional information from police Friday afternoon.