NH man dies following ‘tragic accident’ at Walmart distribution center in Raymond

RAYMOND, N.H. — A New Hampshire man has died after being pinned between two trucks at a Walmart distribution center in Raymond, N.H., the town’s chief of police confirmed to Boston 25 News. That man has been identified as James Tomilson, 54, of Deerfield, N.H. He was a former Raymond Police officer.

Tomilson appears to have been employed to check cargo on trucks at the distribution center. On Thursday morning, he had been checking cargo on one truck when, for reasons still unknown, the truck behind Tomilson lurched forward, pinning him between the two vehicles, according to preliminary investigation by police.

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Raymond Police were called to the scene on Freetown Road just before 10 a.m. Thursday. The chief of police in the town said that, while the investigation was still ongoing, it appears the death was “a tragic accident.”

Raymond Fire and EMS assisted the police department, as did New Hampshire State Police.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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