Fire Chief Jim ConcannonBerlin Police Department
Thomas Galvin, Chief of Police
23 Linden St.
Berlin, MA 01503
For Immediate Release
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Berlin Police and Fire Respond to Fatal Entrapment Incident at Local Auto Shop
BERLIN – Police Chief Thomas Galvin and Fire Chief Jim Concannon report that the Berlin Police and Fire/EMS Departments responded to a fatal incident at an auto repair shop Wednesday afternoon.
The Nashoba Valley Regional Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call at 2:06 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a man trapped under a vehicle at Tommy’s Auto Station, located at 343 Old Central St., and police officers and firefighters/paramedics responded immediately.
Rescuers arrived and found an unresponsive adult male suffering from serious injuries. The Berlin Fire & EMS Department extricated the man, however he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim was the owner of the business.
The incident is under investigation by the Berlin Police Department, the Office of Chief Medical Examiner and State Police assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office.