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Elevator Accident

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Sutton Place »

The elevator was installed in the 1940s but had not been registered with the city, officials said.

Sutton Place »

The elevator fell to the basement of 19 Sutton Place on Wednesday afternoon. 

Washington Heights »

La Reguera Dominicana on 182nd Street was slapped with a vacate order after Saturday's death.

Washington Heights »

A man was crushed and killed in an Washington Heights elevator on Saturday night, according to reports.

Allerton »

Ken Buny was demoted after an elevator accident led to the death of an 84-year-old man in December.

Columbus Circle »

The worker fell from the first floor of the Time Warner Center into the basement, the FDNY said.

Navy Yard »

Inunion Tursunov tried to free himself from elevator during power outtage and fell six floors.

Financial District »

A man plummeted down an open elevator shaft within 61 Broadway, FDNY said.

Murray Hill »

The man was taken to New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell listed in serious condition, FDNY said.

Midtown & Theater District »

The "fail safe service guard" device is designed to prevent accident's like the one that killed Hart.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

The tragedy could have been avoided if city rules had been followed, sources said.

Midtown & Theater District »

After Hart's death, the DOB slammed the Y&R building with 11 violations for elevator issues.

Midtown & Theater District »

Building personnel at 285 Madison Ave. have been accompanying employees on their elevator rides.

Midtown & Theater District »

Firefighters broke through a wall at the New York Times building to rescue a man trapped in an elevator.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Young & Rubicam's building at 285 Madison Ave., where Suzanne Hart died, will reopen on Jan. 3.