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Year: 2020

1 Killed, 1 Injured in Brooklyn Wall Collapse

At around 1:30 p.m. on December 28th, 2020, two workers were trapped under heavy debris after a 9-foot brick retaining wall collapsed in a residential backyard at 454 42nd Street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. One worker was left in critical condition and another...

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Shattered Glass Falls 56 Stories From Midtown High-Rise

Tragedy was narrowly avoided on the evening of Sunday, Nov. 15, when a glass curtain wall panel fell 56 stories from a midtown building to the street below, shattering and scattering chunks of glass all over the street. Fortunately, no one below was injured. Police...

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Two Workers Rescued From Lower Manhattan Scaffold Collapse

A normal day at work was transformed into a life-or-death experience when two workers were left dangling from broken scaffolding at an office building in Lower Manhattan. The incident occurred at approximately 9:00 a.m. on Monday, October 5, 2020, at 250 Vesey St. As...

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Troy Evans Dies After Construction Shaft Fall in FIDI

In a troubling incident on Friday, September 18, 2020, security guard Troy Evans died after falling six stories into an underground construction shaft. The incident was reported at around 2:00 p.m. at 1 Wall Street in Manhattan. The 55-year-old was inside the...

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