NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A worker fell to his death from a scaffold at a construction site in Queens, officials said.
Diego Lliguicota, 32, fell from a scaffold at 9:30 a.m. Saturday as he was trying to remove a ladder on the sixth floor of a building on Court Square, authorities said.READ MORE: New York's COVID State Of Emergency Set To Expire Thursday
Lliguicota was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The deadly accident was the second involving a construction worker in New York City in four days.READ MORE: Conservation Work Done On Gay Liberation Monument In Christopher Park
That building, most recognized for the “iHeartRadio” sign on the roof, is currently under construction to be a school.MORE NEWS: 'Diaphragm Law' Banning NYPD Officers From Applying Pressure To Suspect's Torso Struck Down
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