Worker killed, another injured, in wall collapse at Lower East Side construction site

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A worker was killed, and another injured, in a wall collapse at a construction site on the Lower East Side Monday morning.

“DOB experts in structural engineering and emergency response are on scene conducting an aggressive investigation of this tragedy," a spokesperson for the buildings departments said. "Every worker who leaves for the job site in the morning deserves to come home safely at night. We will provide updates as our investigation progresses.”

DOB’s preliminary investigation determined that there is currently no imminent danger of further collapse, although structural stability inspections conducted by the Department’s Forensic Engineering Unit are still ongoing.

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