On Friday, April 1st an unfortunate series of events resulted in a young construction worker, just 22 years old dying on the job.
According to authorities the worker was at a private home in Borough Park when the incident occurred. Falling construction debris landed on him, causing him to fall down a shaft from the second floor to the first.
The building in which the incident occurs is rumored to have several open violations with the city’s Department of Buildings.
Earlier this year the city announced a new action plan designed to reduce the number of construction worker injuries and deaths. Click here to read more.
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