Worker killed in accident at Swanton stone quarry

SWANTON, Vt. (WCAX) Police say a person died at a Swanton stone quarry Wednesday after getting trapped by a piece of equipment.

It happened off Pond Road in Swanton just before noon. Rescue crews pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

Vermont State Police say the initial investigation shows the death was an accident. The Mine Safety and Health Administration will conduct its own investigation.

Police will not release the victim's name until the family is notified.