Worker in deadly fall not wearing harness

June 3, 2008 1:26:33 PM PDT
The Department of Buildings said Tuesday that a construction worker was not wearing his required safety harness when he fell four stories to his death Monday in Brooklyn.NewsCopter7 was over the scene in Crown Heghts.

Investigators say 50-year-old Houssain Mosharrf was power washing a six-story building on Saint Mark's Avenue when he suddenly fell.

He later died at the hospital.

Officials believe the scaffold may have collapsed, but it's not clear why.


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