Wall collapses on workers at NYC construction site; 1 dead

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 3, 2015 at 2:21 p.m.



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NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a wall has collapsed on construction workers at a New York City site, killing one of them and injuring two others.

It happened late Thursday morning at a building in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood.

Officials say the three men were working on the building when a cinderblock wall collapsed, trapping them.

The worker who died was 19. Police say the two other workers are hospitalized in stable condition.

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