Updated as of noon on July 25:
James P. Walsh, an 80-year-old Southbury resident, has died from injuries sustained yesterday when he was struck by a dump truck on the property of his Newtown mulch business, according to the News-Times.
The original report follows:
An 80-year-old man was transported to Danbury Hospital this afternoon after he was reportedly hit by a dump truck on the premises of his Newtown business.
The victim, James P. Walsh, is the the owner of Walsh Mulch on Toddy Hill Road, according to Fire Chief Bill Halstead. The call came in to the Sandy Hook Fire Department (SHFD) at 2:02 p.m.
Halstead said that Walsh was conscious as he was being transported, but that he had suffered serious injuries. Newtown Police are still investigating the accident and expect to release a report later today.
Editor's note: This article has been updated to add the middle initial of the victim.