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Press Releases / 2007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUGUST 23, 2007



At 2 p.m. this afternoon a worker at the Deutsche Bank Building, 130 Liberty Street, was entering the elevator on the 23rd floor with a pallet jack when he lost control of the motorized lifting tool. The pallet jack crashed through the hoistway door and fell through a construction shed on the ground level. Two firefighters standing under the shed were injured when there was a partial collapse. Both firefighters were treated on the scene then transported to St. Vincent’s Hospital. The firefighters are in stable condition and they are undergoing further evaluations.

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