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Bronx man rescued after fall down elevator shaft

February 19, 2014 3:13:11 AM PST
A 30-year-old man is lucky to be alive after he fell down an elevator shaft in the Bronx early Wednesday morning.

The victim landed on top of the elevator at 1971 Webster Avenue in the West Bronx around 4:30 a.m.

He fell one floor and suffered serious but non life-threatening injuries.

Rescue teams worked to pull the man, a resident of the building, out of the shaft.

He fell from the second floor to the first.

He was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital.

The cause of the fall is under investigation.


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