MIDTOWN, Manhattan — A construction worker is dead after being crushed in an elevator shaft Thursday afternoon.
The man was working inside a construction elevator when he tried to reach for his phone and the elevator moved up and he got caught on a piece of a metal. The metal crushed his head. He died on the scene
He was working at a building on Broadway between 29th and 30th Streets. Three people in total were hurt, two with minor injuries. They’ve been transported to a local hospital.
Police are still investigating.