NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A worker was killed Friday in a tragic accident in Manhattan, authorities said.
The 30-year-old elevator repairman was pinned between two elevators around 11:20 a.m. at the West End Towers building on West End Avenue between W. 62nd and W. 63rd streets, police said.READ MORE: Storm Topples Large Tree Onto Car In Queens, Residents Anxious To Avoid Repeat Of Ida
According to the FDNY, the repairman was working in the shaft below another elevator that suddenly dropped at least three floors, crushing him between the first floor and the basement.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
His name was not immediately released.
A second worker was uninjured, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.