54-Year-Old Man Killed In Brooklyn Elevator Accident

An assistant building superintendent is dead and a resident is hurt after an elevator accident in Brooklyn.

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- We are following some other breaking news in Brooklyn. An assistant building superintendent is dead and a resident is injured after an elevator accident in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. It happened at a building on Parkside Avenue. Investigators say the 54-year-old worker and the tenant were trying to retrieve a cell phone that was dropped into the elevator pit. When the elevator was called to a different floor, the worker was caught in moving hoist ropes and killed. The accident is under investigation.