Construction worker plummets to death down elevator shaft

A worker has died after falling two floors from an elevator shaft at a construction site in Midtown Friday morning, authorities said.

The 22-year-old man was working in the area of East 30th Street and Fifth Avenue just after 9:30 a.m. when he plummeted into the cellar of the building, which was under construction.

The unidentified man was taken to Bellevue Hospital in serious condition but died after arriving.


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