Newport Man Dies in Farming Accident

Staff Writer

A 57-year-old Newport man died in a farming accident Thursday morning. The Vermont State Police identified the man as James Davio.
According to a press release, the state police received a call at about 5:55 a.m., about a farm incident at Pleasant Valley Farms in Berkshire.
State police said that the initial investigation showed that 22-year-old man was operating a CAT-928 bucket loader to transport a truck. The man was doing the chore alone and didn’t know Davio arrived at work. The bucket loader struck and ran over Davio who died at the scene.
The Enosburg Ambulance, the Richford Ambulance and the Berkshire Fire Department responded to the scene.