Elevator Mechanic Electrocuted in Sixth Avenue Building

By Tom Liddy on March 28, 2012 10:56pm 

An elevator mechanic was electrocuted at 1290 6th Ave. on March 28, 2012.
An elevator mechanic was electrocuted at 1290 6th Ave. on March 28, 2012.
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MANHATTAN — An elevator mechanic was electrocuted in a Midtown office building Wednesday night, authorities said.

The 39-year-old repairman was working at 1290 6th Ave., near 51st Street at 9:30 p.m. when he suffered the fatal shock, according to the FDNY.

Details of the incident were not immediately clear, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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