Friday, August 26, 2016

SP Batavia – Fatal Construction Accident in Darien, NY

Today at 5:30 a.m., Troopers responded to an accident on Broadway Road in the Town of Darien involving a pavement roller being driven on a flatbed trailer. State police said Aaron L. Wellman, 40 was operating the roller onto the trailer and lost control, which caused the roller to overturn off the trailer.  Wellman was unresponsive at the scene and transported to a near by hospital were he was pronounced dead.  
An autopsy is being done to determine the cause of death.  At this time foul play is not a factor.
This is still an open and ongoing investigation.