Police identify man killed on the job in Leicester

Posted at: 02/01/2013 11:19 PM
Updated at: 02/02/2013 5:28 PM

nullPolice have released the name of the Caledonia man killed on the job Friday afternoon, after they say he was pinned between two garbage trucks.

Investigators say Timothy Gorton, 25, was driving one of those garbage trucks on Route 39 and Route 20a in the Town of Leicester just before 2 p.m. Friday.

State Police tell News10NBC Gorton stopped to help another garbage truck driver who was trying to unload an overloaded toter from a driveway.

According to police Gorton left his truck in reverse after getting out and that's when he ended up getting pinned between the two trucks.

Gorton was pronounced dead at the scene.
State Police say their investigation is continuing.