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A Buffalo area man who worked for M&M Electric Construction Co. in Niagara Falls was killed Monday in an apparent electrical accident outside of Syracuse, according to the Dewitt Police Department. Police identified the worker as 33-year-old Derek Torres, who was observed unconscious on a scissor lift after receiving an apparent electrical shock while changing a bal…

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An electric lineman for a telecommunications company was electrocuted Wednesday in Cattaraugus County, according to State Police. James R. Fogg, 39, of Fairfield, Maine, was working for S.G. Communications, running cable television lines on Block Road in Yorkshire, when the incident was reported, State Police said. An investigation revealed Fogg was in the basket of …