Building Super Hit by Elevator in Shaft Trying to Get Keys

The superintendent at 602 W. 190 St. was attempting to help a tenant retrieve their dropped keys

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012  |  Updated 5:23 PM EDT
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Building Super Hit by Elevator Trying to Get Keys

A building superintendent was struck by an elevator while he was in the shaft trying to retrieve keys for a tenant, authorities say.

The superintendent at 602 W. 190 St. was attempting to help a tenant retrieve their dropped keys, and was struck between the fifth and sixth floors at about 8:40 a.m., according to the New York Post

Emergency responders arrived and took the man to Harlem Hospital with head trauma, said police. He is in stable condition. 

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