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Woman Injured in Manhattan Construction Fence Collapse

A woman was injured after a construction fence fell over and struck her in the head, leaving her stuck underneath a car. The incident occurred on Monday, March 1, 2021 just after 5:00 p.m., when an unidentified woman was walking past a six-story building on West 144th Street in Hamilton Heights. Investigators believe the wind caused the fence to topple over onto the sidewalk. 

Construction Worker Falls to His Death From NYU Hospital

At around 8:30 am on February 26, 2021, a 52-year-old construction worker was tragically killed in a work site accident. The incident occurred at NYU Langone Ambulatory Care Center on East 41st Street, where the victim had been working on the 16th floor. He reported to work at the midtown Manhattan hospital at 6:30 am that day and took the hoist elevator that runs outside the hospital façade. Two hours later, he fell to the ground.

Joseph Rosa Killed in Tragic Bronx Elevator Accident

Shortly after 10:00 a.m. on February 18th, 2021, 25-year-old Joseph Rosa was performing modernization work on an elevator in a Bronx building when the elevator suddenly fell, crushing him. First responders pulled Rosa from the elevator shaft and rushed him to Bronx Lebanon Hospital but, sadly, he died from his injuries. 

Tamar Rhode Killed in Times Square Dump Truck Accident

A pedestrian was tragically killed by a dump truck while crossing the street in Times Square on Saturday, February 6, 2021. The victim, 64-year-old Tamar Rhode of Gaithersburg, Maryland, was walking Eastbound on Broadway at West 45th Street when the truck struck her around 3:00 p.m. The unidentified 55-year-old driver was making a left turn onto Seventh Avenue in the middle of the Crossroads of the World when the incident occurred. Rhode, still conscious, was rushed to Bellevue Hospital for severe leg trauma but later died of her injuries.

Construction Worker at LaGuardia Saved by Safety Harness

A construction worker is lucky to be alive after a fall from a third-floor landing at LaGuardia Airport on Thursday, January 21, 2020. It all happened around 10 a.m. at the new Delta terminal, when an unidentified worker fell approximately 10 feet from the third floor to the second floor. Authorities said it was his safety harness that saved him, stopping him short just inches above the second floor. The worker suffered a cut to his head after the harness whipped him back before being lowered to the ground. The victim was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital and his injury was not said to be life-threatening.

Maria Sanchez Killed in Elevator Shaft Fall at Food Emporium

In a horrifying and tragic incident, Maria Sanchez, a Food Emporium employee, was fatally crushed by an illegally-installed freight elevator in the chain's location on West 43rd Street on December 15, 2020. She was found at the bottom of the elevator shaft around 4:10pm, and the police responded to the scene 20 minutes later.

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