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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 partially-constructed building when he fell six stories through a ventilator duct shaft into the sub-basement. 

Two Workers Saved by FDNY After UWS Scaffold Collapse

A pair of construction workers are grateful to be alive after the scaffold they were working on collapsed, leaving them dangling 10 stories above the sidewalk on the Upper West Side. On Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at approximately 4:30 p.m., firefighters responded to a call for two workers at the corner of 78th and Broadway clinging for their lives. 

Driver Dies After Being Rear-Ended by Cement Truck in Queens

On Saturday, September 12, a rear-end collision tragically took a driver's life in Queens. The unidentified driver of a Ford Fusion was driving on South Conduit Avenue in Laurelton when he passed a cement truck. According to an NYPD spokesperson, the cement truck then rear-ended the vehicle, causing the car to lose control and slam into a pole near the intersection of South Conduit Avenue and 232nd Street.  

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