Freak accident in Ossining claims the life of a sanitation worker

A freak accident in Ossining claimed the life of a village sanitation worker Wednesday.

According to police, 24-year-old John Rodrigues fell off his truck and hit his head. He was later pronounced dead at a local hospital. To honor Rodrigues, the village lowered its flags to half-staff. Grief counselors were also brought in for Rodrigues? co-workers.

Sanitation collection was canceled for the rest of the day after the accident. It is expected to resume Thursday.

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