Monday, November 26, 2012

Parking Lot Attendant Killed by Falling SUV in Financial District Garage

FINANCIAL DISTRICT — A parking lot attendant was killed by an SUV that fell from a lift in a Barclay Street garage Monday morning, authorities and witnesses said.

The accident took place about 7:10 a.m. in the garage at 233 Broadway, near Barclay Street.

The male victim, whose name and age have not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

"It looks like it rolled off the lift," said FDNY Battalion Chief David Simms, who added that the vehicle appeared to have fallen from a height of about 6 feet.

The accident is still under investigation, authorities said.

by Victoria Bekiempis, Jeanmarie Evelly,DNAinfo

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