Police investigating fatal accident at Swanton gravel pit

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Vermont State Police are trying to determine how someone died at a gravel pit in Swanton after becoming trapped by a piece of equipment.

The victim, who has not been identified, died at the scene. Police say the initial investigation suggests the death was an accident. The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration will also investigate, focusing on the equipment on site at the time of the incident.

The victim was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy. .

Swanton Village Fire, Missisquoi Rescue and AmCare Rescue also responded to the scene.

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