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Construction worker dies in Chelsea after metal object falls on his head

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CHELSEA, Manhattan — A construction worker died after a metal object fell onto his head in Chelsea on Monday, police said.

Police were called to 61 9th Avenue around 8:39 a.m. and, upon arrival, found a man with head trauma laying on the ground unconscious and unresponsive.

EMS took the man, 34, to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said the man was wearing a helmet when he was struck by the object.