A man is dead after being run over by a tanker at the Cumberland Farms on Central Street in Randolph Vt. Tuesday.
Police say as freight truck and fuel oil tanker driver Robert Sheridan 56 of Randolph Vt. was getting inside his truck 51-year-old Peter Maraget laid down in front of the truck's passenger-side rear wheels. Sheridan stopped after he felt the truck run over something.
Maraget was transported toGifford Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Police have ordered an autopsy and toxicology report and are awaiting the results.
The Department of Motor Vehicles also responded and conducted a complete inspection of the truck. They didn't find any defects that might have contributed to the fatality.
Police say they are still investigating the incident.