Work Related Death in Chenango Bridge

By WBNG News

Work Related Death in Chenango Bridge

July 22, 2010 Updated May 30, 2009 at 9:23 PM EDT

A work-related accident in Chenango Bridge claims the life of a Town of Chenango man.

New York State Police say it happened at Bert Adams Disposal, here at 521 Main Street.

Troopers responded to the scene around 12:20 this afternoon.

Police say 35 year-old Shawn Brown was working on the body of a large recycling truck.

The truck bed released and pinned him against the vehicle frame.

Brown was found by a co-worker who called 9-1-1.

Brown was taken to Wilson Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

New York State Police and the United States Occupational, Safety and Health Administration are continuing the investigation.

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