WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.—An 82-year-old New York man has been killed in an accident at a construction site at the Clark Art Institute in western Massachusetts.
The Northwest District Attorney's office said John J. Hanson of Castleton, N.Y., was struck and run over by a piece of construction equipment at 7:30 Friday morning in Williamstown.
The prosecutor's office said Hanson was working for a subcontractor on an expansion project at the Clark. Hanson was pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident is being investigated by state police assigned to the district attorney's office, Williamstown police and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration.