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Worker dies in elevator shaft fall at NYC construction site

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by The Associated Press

NEW YORK — A worker has died in a fall down an elevator shaft at a luxury condo building under construction in New York City.
Worker dies in elevator shaft fall at NYC construction site

Police say 22-year-old Jonathan Lupinsky fell two stories down an elevator shaft at the construction site on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue at about 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18.

Lupinsky was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he died.

Workers are building a 55-storey residential tower designed by architect Rafael Vinoly at the site.

A call to the developer, the Victor Group, was not immediately returned.

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