Construction worker dies after falling 4 stories at Manhattan work site

A construction worker died after fall about four stories at a work site in Manhattan.

The accident happened at about 12:40 p.m. at a construction site on Ninth Avenue between West 41st and West 42nd streets in Hell's Kitchen.

Officials said the 30-year-old man was attempting to walk across a wooden beam when he fell approximately four stories down an elevator shaft.

He died a short time later at the hospital.
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