Jamaica, Queens, NY (February 20, 2020) – A construction worker was tragically killed and one other was hurt after a wall collapsed on a job site in Jamaica, Queens. The incident was reported at a construction site on 94th Avenue at around 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 20th.
According to authorities, two workers were taking down a wall when it collapsed on top of them. Emergency crews rushed to the scene where one worker was sadly pronounced deceased and the other was taken to a local hospital.
The injured victim was reported to be in stable condition but no further details were released. The cause of this incident is under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
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