A construction worker is dead after falling from scaffolding on the sixth floor of a New York University building on Friday, police said.
Jamie Sillart, 56, of Bergenfield, N.J., was working on the façade of NYU’s Languages and Literature Building at 19 University Place when he slipped and fell from his perch around 11:30 a.m. He landed on the adjacent rooftop of the NYU Cantor Film Center at 269 Greene Street, police said.
Sillart, who was working for D.P. Consulting Corp., was taken to Bellevue Hospital where he was pronounced dead.