Saturday, August 19, 2017
Worker dies at Manhattan building project site
From the Daily News:
A 22-year-old construction worker from Yonkers died after falling 20 feet down an elevator shaft while working on a high-profile luxury building, police said.
Jonathan Lupinski fell two stories to the basement at 281 Fifth Ave. at E. 30th St. about 9:40 a.m. He suffered grave head injuries.
“While stripping the elevator shaft, the worker fell to the cellar level,” a Department of Buildings report said.
Medics rushed him to Bellevue Hospital, where he died, officials said.