Falling Object – Brooklyn, N.Y.


October 2016 - A man struck by a falling crane hook died at a hotel construction site. The 43-year-old crane operator suffered severe trauma to the head and body, local police reported. A crew was drilling piles at the site when a cable on the foundation crane snapped and the hook struck the man as he was exiting the cab. As a result, the New York City Department of Buildings issued a full stop-work order at the site. - www.brooklynpaper.com and www.ny1.com

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