NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — A worker from the Bronx was electrocuted and killed while working at a New Rochelle construction site this week, authorities said.
Alejandro Manuel Caisaguano Pellisa, 26, from the Bronx, was in a cherry picker when it struck power lines at 164 Union Ave. in New Rochelle, police said.
What Caused The New Rochelle Construction Accident
According to first responders in New Rochelle, Alejandro Manuel Caisaguano Pellisa was performing exterior work on a building when the cherry picker he was in accidentally struck high voltage wires, which electrocuted and killed Alejandro Manuel Caisaguano Pellisa.
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) was notified of the accident, and police say the New Rochelle Buildings Department will also conduct a follow-up investigation of the accident.
Independent Investigation May Be Necessary
Construction accidents impact more than just a the victim. Their entire family will also suffer the loss of a loved one, and may need to file a construction accident claim to recover compensation for things like:
- Pain & Suffering
- Loss of Income
- Medical Costs
- And More
A complete legal investigation could help uncover crucial pieces of evidence that can help victims and their families maximize the compensation they’re owed. In many cases, these key pieces of evidence may include:
- Construction site safety records
- Surveillance video
- Potential safety violations
- Truck maintenance records
- And more
A construction accident in New Rochelle can be heartbreaking and costly for the hardworking families impacted by such a tragedy. In many cases, these families could recover significant compensation to help pay for the costs associated with a construction injury or wrongful death.
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