Brooklyn, New York – A Construction Worker died when he was working on the roof of a six-story residential building.
The accident happened on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at about 11:00 A.M, when he was crushed to death by falling debris.
The family of a construction worker is mourning after 44-year-old Over Paredes was killed while working on a site in Bed-Stuy. Now, Eric Adams, the Brooklyn Borough President, is calling for an investigation into the work conditions there. https://t.co/881lLHeCaY
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City Councilman Robert Cornegy said he wants the city “to be developed in a responsible way… It’s a tragedy around the holidays to have something tragic like this to happen”
The 44-year-old construction worker identified as Over Paredes, was pronounced dead at the NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull.