Troopers investigate fatal accident in Onondaga County
Tue, 26 May 2015 22:03:29 GMT —
State Police in LaFayette responded to the Iroquois Nursing Home, Tuesday morning in the Town of Onondaga to assist EMS with a person pinned in the elevator shaft.
The investigation revealed 53-year-old Christopher Hamelinck, who is an employee of Otis Elevator Company, was at the nursing home Tuesday morning performing service work on a malfunctioning elevator.
During the maintenance, and for unknown reason, elevator one from an upper floor descends pinning the Hamelinck between a steel ladder and a support beam.
There were no signs of foul play and the scene is consistent of an accidental death.
The investigation is ongoing.