Man Killed by Falling Safe in Manhattan Building: Police - NBC New York

Man Killed by Falling Safe in Manhattan Building: Police

Police believe the man was trying to move the safe up several flights of stairs in the Mott Street building with two others when it fell on him

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    Man Dies After Safe Falls on Him in Chinatown

    Police say an unidentified man was found on the third floor landing of a building in Chinatown Sunday afternoon pinned underneath the safe.

    (Published Monday, July 1, 2019)

    What to Know

    • A man has died after being crushed by a falling safe in Manhattan's Chinatown

    • Police say the unidentified man was found on the third floor landing of a building Sunday afternoon pinned underneath the safe

    • Police believe the man was trying to move the safe up several flights of stairs in the Mott Street building with two others when it fell on

    A man has died after being crushed by a falling safe in Manhattan's Chinatown.

    Police say the unidentified man was found on the third floor landing of a building Sunday afternoon pinned underneath the safe.

    Police believe the man was trying to move the safe up several flights of stairs in the Mott Street building with two others when it fell on him.

    Video shows an officer bringing a jack into the building to remove the safe.

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