Falling Ice Hurts Pedestrian on Midtown Sidewalk: FDNY

A pedestrian was hurt by falling ice in midtown Wednesday, fire officials say. 

Fire authorities say they received a call about a person hit by ice near 32 W. 48th St. around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday.

A witness said the victim appeared stunned after being hit the ice. He was on the ground in pain, the witness said. 

The victim was taken to a New York hospital and is in serious but stable condition.

A firefighter went up to the roof of the building on a ladder to remove the rest of the hanging ice. 

Several New Yorkers reported seeing falling ice from buildings throughout Manhattan in the aftermath of Tuesday's winter storm. One pedestrian compared navigating the ice-laden streets to a video game.

Another narrowly missed being hit by part of a store sign in addition to the block of ice.

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