Troopers investigate deadly industrial accident at Cook Fence Company

53-year-old John Sedita died at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Utica

NEWPORT (WSYR-TV) - State police are investigating a deadly industrial accident at Cook Fence Company in Newport, NY.

They say a worker was on one side of a flatbed trailer, unloading bundles of fencing with a forklift around 9:30 Saturday morning.

At that time, troopers say a bundle fell off the other side of the trailer, onto the driver - 53-year-old, John J. Sedita of Rochester.

Sedita later died at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Utica.

Police say the investigation continues.


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