Worker Dies at West Village Condo Construction Site

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Worker Dies at Construction Site

New York -- A construction worker died on the job Thursday when he was dismantling scaffolding in New York yesterday.

Louis Mata, 32, was on the ground floor of The Printing House, removing scaffolding, when a piece of wood fell from the 10th floor.  It struck him, instantly killing him.

Police arrived at the scene at 5:05pm.  They found the man unresponsive with severe neck and back injuries.  He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

This construction site already has seven violations.  Four of the violations were considered "immediately hazardous" according to records.

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