6-year-old Greene boy dies after being struck by father’s plow truck in driveway

Posted March 20, 2013, at 3:49 p.m.

GREENE, Maine — A young boy died Wednesday morning after being struck by a plow truck operated by his father, according to Maine State Police.

Maine state troopers said 6-year-old Nathan Capponi was pronounced dead at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston after being taken to the hospital by ambulance.

Kevin Capponi, 36, was finishing up plowing the driveway of his home on Quaker Ridge Road and did not see his son, who was on a scooter and playing in the driveway as his father was backing the truck up. The accident occurred at 6:45 a.m., according to Maine Department of Public Safety Spokesman Stephen McCausland.