NEW YORK (CBS & WIAT) – One worker is killed and another seriously injured after a partial wall collapse Monday morning.
It happened around 10 a.m. at a construction site at a landmarked building at 60 Norfolk Street, near Broome Street in New York.
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The workers were trapped beneath the rubble after the collapse.
Officials say firefighters pulled them from the rubble and rushed one to Bellevue Hospital and the other to New York-Presbyterian Downtown.
Unfortunately, one of the workers died.
The building was under construction after it was damaged two years ago.
The development is on the site of a fire that burned through a synagogue in May 2017.
It will eventually include a 30-story tower and a 16-story building as well as a new synagogue that incorporates the burned-out structure.
The Buildings Department is responding to the construction site.
Fire officials are working to determine what caused the collapse.