NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A construction worker fell to his death Saturday in Manhattan.
It happened around 3:15 p.m. near East 43rd Street and Madison Ave. in Midtown.READ MORE: Juneteenth 2021: Tri-State Area Events Honoring Liberation Of America's Last Enslaved People
Police said the 49-year-old man fell 30 feet off scaffolding. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: FBI: Kidnapping Suspect Killed During Confrontation In Leonia, N.J.
It’s unclear what led up to the fatal fall.MORE NEWS: Lisa Banes' Hit-And-Run Death Amplifies Concerns About Scooters On City Streets
The victim’s name has not been released.