Worker who was electrocuted in New Rochelle identified as 26-year-old Bronx man

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Officials have identified a Bronx man who was killed on the job in New Rochelle on Wednesday.

They identified the man as 26-year-old Alejandro Manuel Pellisa.

Pellisa was electrocuted at a construction site on Union Avenue.

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News 12 was told he accidentally struck high voltage wires while working in a cherry picker.

He was working for a Bronx construction company at the time, which had no comment.

OSHA and the city's Buildings Department are now investigating.

 

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