A foundation contractor was killed in a construction accident at this address.
Ned Gerard A foundation contractor was killed in a construction accident at this address.

Concrete contractor Herbert S. Grant, who died Tuesday in a construction accident in Westport, will be remembered as a man “who would give you his last dollar,” said his youngest son, Bill Grant. Police said the elder Grant died when he was struck in the upper body by the front discharge chute of a concrete mixer truck. “Never judgmental — he was always willing to help people out,” Bill Grant said. The accident is being investigated by the regional office of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The mixer truck is owned and operated by Suzio-York Hill Asphalt and Concrete Suppliers, of Meriden, Ct.

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