NEW YORK - One man was killed and another seriously injured after an elevator inside a four-story building under construction in the Bronx fell Wednesday morning, said police.
Both men were riding the elevator at 20 Bruckner Boulevard in the Mott Haven section when it fell, according to fire officials. A construction supervisor was pinned and killed. Another worker was critically injured and rushed to Lincoln Medical Center.
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Video from the scene shows what appears to be a largely vacant building with police, fire and EMS on the scene.
It was not clear why the elevator fell at about 8:17 a.m. or from which floor. Plans are in the works to convert the building into a school.