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November 2020 Archives

Jessica Vollman Tragically Killed by Cement Truck in Brooklyn

A Manhattan woman was tragically killed after she was struck by a cement truck in Brooklyn early Monday morning. It all happened around 7:10 a.m. on November 9, 2020, as the driver was traveling southbound on Bushwick Avenue near Stanwix Street. The victim, 34-year-old Marketing Executive, Jessica Vollman, was hit after stepping into the street between two parked cars, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim, an Upper West Side resident, was said to have been visiting someone in Brooklyn at the time of the accident.

Access-a-Ride Van Slams Into Subway Station, Injuring Two

It was a frightening scene in Lower Manhattan on Monday, November 2, 2020 as the remnants of a subway entrance were scattered along the street after an Access-a-Ride van slammed into the railing, injuring two people. It all unfolded around 6:15 a.m. at Church and Barclays streets at the Chambers Street subway station, home to the 1,2,3, A, C, and E lines.

High Winds Cause Manhattan Crane to Spin, Dropping Debris

Dangerous winds caused a construction crane atop a Manhattan skyscraper to spin out of control on Thursday, October 29, 2020, sending debris plummeting to the streets below. Witnesses say around 7:00 p.m., a crane attached to an 85-story luxury building located on 111 West 57th Street spun in circles as it ripped pieces of the building's glass façade, knocking large sections to the ground. Two 20-foot-long pieces of twisted metal were found a block away on West 56th Street and 6th Avenue.  

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