Manhattan Worker Crushed to Death in Construction Elevator

October 29, 2019

Authorities say a 24-year-old construction worker was killed in an elevator mishap in Manhattan.

It happened Thursday afternoon at a building on Broadway between 29th and 30th streets. Police say the worker was inside a construction elevator that was approaching the 33rd floor when he was crushed by a “metal saddle that was protruding from the elevator shaft.”

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.

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