Taunton Industrial Accident Fatality

Taunton Police, Massachusetts State Police and investigators from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are investigating an industrial accident that resulted in the death of a 24-year-old man today in Taunton.

The incident occurred around 8:42 a.m. today in the Myles Standish Industrial Complex on Charles Colton Road. The victim, later identified as Nicholas Dumont of Pawtucket, RI, was working as part of a crew to construct a warehouse. The victim was working about 40 feet off the ground on part of the warehouse’s framing when he fell. The victim suffered traumatic injuries and died shortly after the fall.

OSHA has arrived on scene and will investigate further. At this time, this fatality appears to be an accident and foul play is not suspected. Due to the ongoing nature of the investigation, no further information can be released at this time.


Gregg Miliote