Contractor Dies In Accident At Glens Falls Plant

Police say a contractor has died after being pinned beneath a piece of equipment he was servicing at a medical device plant. The Post-Star reports 58-year-old William Wissert of Gloversville was injured outside the Namic medical device plant in Glens Falls around 8:20 a.m. Tuesday. Police say he was servicing an order-picker forklift at a loading dock when its hydraulics failed and the platform fell on him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.