Guilderland Police have reported the death of a highway department employee after an accident with a town truck.
Police said Sean McCutcheon, 54, was riding on the town compactor truck picking up yard debris. At approximately 12:40 p.m. this afternoon, at the intersection of East Highland Drive and County Lane, the truck was backing and McCutcheon slipped and fell. He was struck by the truck once he fell.
Paramedics from the Town of Guilderland Emergency Medical Service responded to the accident. McCutcheon was rushed to Albany Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.