FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) - A Tiverton man will be in court Wednesday to face a charge in connection with the deadly accident in Fall River.
Police say James Murray was driving a tractor-trailer on June 19th when he struck a bucket truck at the corner of Laurel Street and Mariano S. Bishop Boulevard.
The city worker inside the bucket truck, 63-year-old Manny Marques, died after falling 15-feet to the ground.
Marques was working on a traffic light at the intersection.
Murray faces a single misdemeanor charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
The charge carries a possible sentence of two years in prison.