Man Dies After Falling Down Queens Elevator Shaft

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    A man died after apparently falling down an elevator shaft in Queens, authorities say. 

    According to law enforcement sources, the man was rolling a mini refrigerator when he opened the door to the elevator inside a Frame Place building in Flushing and fell into the shaft, landing on top of the elevator several floors below.

    The Department of Buildings confirmed that elevator was broken and due for repair.

    The man was discovered by an elevator repairman around 1 p.m. Wednesday.

    Police are investigating.

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