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Worker Dies After Being Trapped In Manhattan Building Collapse; CBS New York

Worker Dies, Two Rescued After Being Trapped In Manhattan Building Collapse

March 22, 2012 10:01 AM
The scene of the collapse at West 130th Street on March 22, 2012. (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

The scene of the collapse at West 130th Street on March 22, 2012. (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – One of the three workers rescued after being trapped in a building collapse at a construction site  in Upper Manhattan has died.

Dozens of rescue crews were still on the scene after building at Broadway and West 130th Street crumbled just before 8 a.m., according to the FDNY.

The condition of the surviving rescued workers is still unknown. At least two of the three were taken to St. Luke’s Hospital.

This building is part of a massive construction site connected to the Columbia University expansion project and may have been under demolition, 1010 WINS Juliet Papa reports.

Stay with CBSNewYork.com for more on this developing story.

Stuart DiMartini is a New York City personal injury lawyer and accident attorney.

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