One worker was killed and one seriously injured in a construction accident at the Trump SoHo construction site when a bucket full of wet concrete careened into scaffolding and sent debris flying 40 stories.
Construction workers and authorities said the bucket, which was being hoisted by a crane near the 41st floor, fell into some scaffolding supporting near the top of the building at about 1:55 p.m. The bucket and the scaffolding then fell onto one nearby worker, a married dad from the Ukraine named Yuri, who plummeted 30 feet to his death.
43 people were killed in construction accidents, in New York, in 2006, the deadliest year in at least a decade. These are the most recent statistics available to date, according to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.