Man killed in work-related accident at CMU identified


PITTSBURGH - Officials have identified the man who was killed after being electrocuted while working at Carnegie Mellon University on Tuesday.

According to an automated phone call and text sent at 11:14 a.m. from Carnegie Mellon University to staff and students, a number of emergency first responders are in Wean Hall at the school to respond to an "isolated incident involving an individual working with an outside contractor."

Authorities said Harold Taylor Jr., of Mt. Oliver, died in a hallway of the engineering building in a work-related accident.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the incident.

CMU officials have not commented.