Anthony Ruggiero

Anthony Ruggiero, left, and John Kelly (AP Photo/Tarrytown Village Administrator)

Tarrytown Faulted In Manhole Suffocation Deaths

The village of Tarrytown endangered its workers — including two men who died in a manhole — by allowing them to enter dangerous spaces without proper training and equipment, the state Labor Dept. said Friday.

12/17/2010

Anthony Ruggiero, left, and John Kelly (AP Photo/Tarrytown Village Administrator)

Tarrytown Mourns Loss Of 2 Men in Manhole Accident

Tarrytown officials concluded Thursday that the tragic deaths of two friends killed by toxic fumes inside a manhole over Labor Day Weekend could have been avoided.

09/09/2010

Photo/CBS 2

Officials To Investigate Tarrytown Manhole Tragedy

Anthony Ruggiero and John Kelly, childhood friends, both fell victim to toxic fumes they encountered while in a waste sewer line, 15-feet below ground, at the rear of a local firehouse.

CBS 2–09/07/2010

Photo/CBS 2

Firefighter, Worker Die In Tarrytown Manhole Incident

A firefighter who climbed down into a manhole to try to rescue a worker apparently was overcome by fumes and died along with the man he tried to save.

09/06/2010