Man rushed to hospital after accident at Prudence Ferry dock

The man reportedly fell 25 to 30 feet from a bucket truck while working on the dock

By Patrick Luce
Posted 8/9/17

A man working at the Prudence Island Ferry dock on Thames Street was rushed to the hospital after reportedly being thrown from a bucket truck on the dock.

The man, a private contractor hired by …

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