A veteran worker with the Madison County Road Department was killed in a job-related accident on Saturday, county officials announced on Wednesday.  

“Alvin Small, a 20-year employee of Madison County, passed away due to injuries he sustained on a construction site,” County Administrator Shelton Vance stated in an email. “The Board of Supervisors and county employees are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend and co-worker. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time.”

He was a truck driver for the road department.

Vance said the accident is currently under investigation by the Madison County Sheriff’s Department.  

Details of the accident were not released, but Vance said the accident occurred sometime mid-afternoon.  

Small was working on a drainage improvement project on American Way in Gluckstadt.