On Wednesday morning, May 13, a transfer station employee was killed at work having been hit by a garbage truck.
According to authorities the accident happened around 7 a.m. when it appears that a garbage truck was backing up and it hit 58 year old Marcio DaSilva, of Danbury. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The transfer station was bought by Winter Brothers Waste Systems 2011 and DaSilva had been working there for 21 years. A spokesman for the company said that they were very saddened by his death and the circumstances surrounding it.
The driver of the garbage truck was an employee at All American Waste, and he, together with a witness were taken to the hospital for evaluation.
Police said that Winter Brothers were cooperating fully with the investigation.
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