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Construction & Work Injuries

Yonkers Roofing Contractor Falls Three Stories to His Death

A 51-year-old Spring Valley resident was working on a three-story home’s roof on Sunday afternoon when he suddenly fell 30 feet to the ground below. Tragically, the man did not survive the fall.   The incident occurred at the 400 block of Park Hill Avenue in Yonkers,...

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Worker Killed in Scaffolding Fall at Borough Park Job Site

On Thursday, December 15, 2022,  yet another construction worker fell to his death -- this time outside of a building in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn. Shortly after 1:00 p.m., the worker, in his 50s, fell from scaffolding on the third floor of the building on...

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Bronx Construction Worker Struck and Killed by Digger

On Thursday morning in the Bronx, a construction worker was tragically killed on a job site. At 1861 Carter Ave near East 176th Street in Mount Hope, work ceased when an unidentified man was struck by a digger.  Firefighters commented that the worker was pronounced...

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Jeremy Rozan Killed in Fall From Queens Bridge

A Queens construction worker was tragically killed on the morning of November 1, 2022. At around 10:20am, the 34-year-old worker identified as Jeremy Rozan was reported to have fallen from Roosevelt Ave. Bridge and landed on the Van Wyck Expressway. He was then hit by...

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Long Island Worker Victor Irizarry Dies of CO Poisoning

Victor Irizarry, a 30-year-old worker, tragically died on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 while on his Long Island work site of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning.  Irizarry, who was an employee of Suffolk Excavating, was working on a residential work site in Fort Salonga, Long...

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Construction Worker Dies in Fall From Roof in Brooklyn

A construction worker was tragically killed on Thursday, May 27, 2021 when he fell from the roof of a building he was working on in Brooklyn. He was breaking apart a section of the roof when the floor collapsed under him. A bystander who saw the accident said that “he...

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