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Man injured by snow plow at Transflo

Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning:

On 2/2/15, at approximately 9:15 AM, the Westborough Police received a call from 19 Walkup Dr., Transflo, for a worker being struck by a snow plow. The arriving units located a male subject who had been struck by the plow and then pushed up against a tanker which was having LPG pumped into it.

The injured person was suffering from significant leg injuries. He was treated at the scene by Paramedics from the Westborough Fire Department and transported to U. Mass Medical Worcester.

The weather at the time was heavy show with extremely low visibility. The operator of the 2003 Ford Pickup truck that was plowing was Gary Kostrzeba, age 44 of 10 Minot St. Worcester.

The injured victim has been identified as Fred Sturtevant, age 54 of 239 North St. Mechanic Falls ME. This accident was investigated by Ptl Charles Dapolite.

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