Elevator Mechanic Identified As Ed Bradley Electrocuted On The Job In Midtown

March 29, 2012 12:00 AM

Elevator Mechanic Identified As Ed Bradley Electrocuted On The Job In Midtown
" NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The death of a 45-year-old elevator mechanic is under investigation in Manhattan.

Paramedics got a call at around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and raced to 1290 Sixth Avenue to try to the save the man, identified as Ed Bradley from Staten Island, WCBS 880 and 1010 WINS reported.

The caller told them a man working on the elevator machinery on the ninth floor was in trouble.

1010 WINS’ Steve Sandberg reports

Bradley leaves behind a wife and three children.

“We arrived on the scene and there was a man in cardiac arrest – the cause of the injuries are not determined yet, it’s still under investigation,” said Deputy Fire Chief Jim Hodgens.

Volt transformer wires are reportedly what killed Bradley during routine maintenance, 1010 WINS reported.

Bradley worked for Schindler Company, a global elevator provider "

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