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Construction worker dies in accident at Barclays Center in Brooklyn

February 25, 2015 Associated Press
Barclays Center, which recently lost out on the 2016 Democratic Convention. Eagle file photo by Mary Frost
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A construction worker at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn was crushed to death when several steel beams fell on him.

According to the New York Post, the worker’s employer, Greenland Forest City Partners, said it happened while the man was installing a “green roof” on the arena just after 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Fire officials say the man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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The worker’s name has not yet been released.

Authorities are investigating.


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