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Man dies in Queens elevator accident

A man plunged to his death in the shaft of a broken elevator in an apartment building in Flushing Queens, NYC. The man was moving a small refrigerator and he had called the elevator to bring the refrigerator downstairs. When the doors opened the man didn’t realize that the car wasn’t there and he fell down the shaft with the refrigerator. An elevator repairman found him dead with the refrigerator lying on his chest.
Residents of the building say that the elevator was broken and that people would get stuck in it every two to three days. A resident also mentioned that 3 days before when he was in the elevator, the car started to move down while the doors stayed opened. Since 2005 seven complaints have been issued by inspectors for violations according to city records.