Construction Worker Crushed to Death by 2000-pound Machinery in Brooklyn

September 12 2022 BROOKLYN, New York – A construction worker was crushed to death under a 2000-pound machinery in Brooklyn.

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On Monday morning, a piece of construction machinery collapsed onto the 46-year-old construction worker in Greenpoint, killing him, officials said.

Worker was attaching an extension arm to an excavator at 1 Java Street when the extension collapsed, at a site along the waterfront around 9:15 a.m., police and Department of Buildings said.

The worker suffered severe trauma, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Commissioner said the department will issue a stop work order at the site and conduct a ‘full review’ of the premises.

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