Worker killed by falling pipes on Governor's Island

July 5, 2013 7:51:57 AM PDT
A worker was killed Friday morning in an accident on Governor's Island.

It happened at about 8:30 when pipes fell on him while a truck was being offloaded.

The accident took place on the south side of the island.

FDNY EMS and police rescue squads were sent to the island to try and save the man.

His identity has not yet been released.

There were no other injuries in the accident.