Worker dead after industrial accident at NY Air Brake

Worker dead after industrial accident at NY Air Brake

City Police have identified the victim as 28 year old Christopher Getman

Watertown (WTNY) - An industrial accident has claimed the life of a contract worker at New York Air Brake in Watertown.

City Police have identified the victim as 28 year old Christopher Getman.

The accident occurred just after 2 pm Monday at the Starbuck Ave. plant. Police say Getman was an employee of P & M Construction, which was hired by the Air Brake to do contract work at the plant.

While moving a piece of heavy machinery, Getman became trapped underneath it and died from injuries suffered in the incident.

Police say the death and accident remain under investigation with OSHA involved.


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