Construction Worker Falls to Death in Hell's Kitchen Elevator Shaft

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New York -- An elevator mechanic was killed on Tuesday when he fell four stories without a harness at a construction site.

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The worker was working at a Hell's Kitchen building that would be a condo complex.  He was working 4-stories up, wearing a hard hat, but no safety harness.  The 30 year old was walking across some boards when they broke, sending him down the shaft.

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He was found in the basement in standing water unconcious.

The victim was rushed to Bellvue Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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