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Construction Worker Killed in Sunset Park

Brooklyn, New York – A construction worker died while working at a construction site in Sunset Park.

The accident happened last Wednesday, September 12th, at about 1:30 P.M, when he was buried by the collapse of a brick wall.

Firefighters and police officers converged at 714 39th Street in Sunset Park.

Carlos Menchaca, City Council member said: “…And these incredibly dangerous developers and construction companies are not adhering to the Department of Buildings standard on how to secure sites with retaining walls and that’s what you’re seeing here.

The victim was Luis Almonte, 47, who was pronounced dead at the scene.


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