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Man's body found in hydroelectric dam in Jefferson County

Glen Park Dam near Watertown (Photo provided by WWNY)

Authorities are investigating a man's death at a hydroelectric plant in Jefferson County.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, employees of Glen Park Hydro LLC near Watertown found a body in the hydroelectric dam racks around 8 a.m. Monday.

Members of the Glen Park Police, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, and Watertown Police responded to the scene to investigate.

The body was removed and transported to Samaritan Medical Center for post-mortem examination, authorities said.

The adult male has been identified. His name will be released pending notification of next of kin. Watertown City Police and Glen Park Police are assisting with this ongoing investigation.

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