Two fatalities in separate NYC construction accidents

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Google Maps image of construction at 1227 Broadway

Two construction workers were killed within a week in late October in separate New York City accidents.

One worker was killed and a second was injured on Oct. 21 when a wall collapsed at a burned out historic synagogue on a Lower East Side construction site.

When first responders reached to 60 Norfolk St., they found two workers buried under a pile of brick and masonry rubble after a wall they were working on crashed down around them.

Officials sad Stanislaw Supinsky was taken to New York-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital and died a short time later The other worker was rushed to Bellevue Hospital and suffered only minor injuries.

Later in the week, on Oct. 24, a construction worker died when he fell down an elevator shaft at 1227 Broadway (at W. 30th Street) Manhattan. Two other workers received minor injuries.

A NYC Department of Buildings spokesperson said an investigation is underway.


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