Updated 06/24/2012 12:37 PM
Man dies at Schenectady restaurant
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SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- A Schenectady business owner is dead after an accident involving a food service elevator. It happened at the Bangkok Bistro on State Street, shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday.
Police said they found Israel Silva, one of the owners of the restaurant, with a severe head injury.
According to police, Silva was loading food into a food service elevator, when another employee activated the elevator, trapping Silva's head inside.
He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have not filed any charges in the case.