MacArthur Airport employee killed in accident

MacArthur Airport employee killed in accident

Islip Town officials say a worker at MacArthur Airport killed in accident. The accident happened just before 3 p.m.

Police say Michael Jacob was working on runway lights when he was electrocuted. Jacob, 51, of Holbrook was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A second employee, was also shocked while attempting to help Jacob, and was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of injuries that were not life-threatening.

(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)