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.