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Worker Falls 25 Feet Down Financial District Elevator Shaft, FDNY Says

By Trevor Kapp and Aidan Gardiner  on April 25, 2013 12:37pm

 The man plummeted down an open shaft within 61 Broadway, FDNY said.
The man plummeted down an open shaft within 61 Broadway, FDNY said.
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NEW YORK CITY — A worker tumbled 25 feet down an elevator shaft within a Financial District skyscraper Thursday morning, an FDNY spokesman said.

The man, whose identity was not immediately released, plummeted down the open shaft within 61 Broadway, near Exchange Place, about 11:18 a.m., fire said.

The victim was rushed to Bellevue where he's being treated for serious, but not life-threatening injuries, the spokesman said.

 

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