Fatality reported at Novelis

The entrance to Novelis' Scriba location.

UPDATE 2:08 p.m. Saturday, May 16

The Oswego County Sheriff's Office has announced that the victim in Friday's fatal accident at Novelis died as a result of "what appears to be an accidental electrocution." Peter Clark Jr., 54, of Tully, was employed by Ridley Electric, police said in a release Saturday afternoon.

Original story below:

SCRIBA — The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office has announced an ongoing investigation into an incident Friday that killed a worker at Novelis.

According to the sheriff’s office, Peter Clark Jr., 54, of Tully, was working as a contractor on Friday, May 15 at approximately 8:59 a.m. when he was “involved in an incident within the plant.” Sheriff’s officials said Clark Jr. was “pronounced deceased on scene as a result of the incident.”

The Novelis aluminum mill is located at 1906 County Route 1 in Scriba.

A request for comment to Novelis from The Palladium-Times was not returned. This is a developing story and will be updated.

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