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Young Construction Worker Falls to His Death From NYC Roof After Only One Week on the Job

[NY SPEC] Pierrepont Building Worker Fall Death
News 4 New York

What to Know

  • A construction worker, on the job for only a week, fell to his death from the roof of a Brooklyn building Wednesday morning
  • The 23-year-old worker was doing construction on the roof of One Pierrepont Street when he fell, according to authorities.
  • He was already dead when authorities arrived at the scene, authorities say; His identity has not been released

A construction worker on the job for only a week fell to his death from the roof of a 13-story luxury building in Brooklyn Wednesday, authorities say.

The 23-year-old worker was doing construction on the roof of One Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn Heights when he fell, officials say.

He was already dead when authorities arrived at the scene, authorities say. His identity has not been released.

According to the NYC Department of Buildings, two workers were placing bricks underneath the building's water tower, when the 23-year-old fell to his death.

Images from the scene show police officers and NYC Department of Buildings officials canvassing the building.

The investigation is ongoing.

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