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Man Falls to Death from Roof of Midtown Office Building

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A construction worker fell to his death in Manhattan Monday afternoon.

Authorities say the man fell 10 stories, from the roof of a Midtown office building onto some scaffolding about 25 feet above the sidewalk.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident happened at approximately 3:30 p.m. Monday.

The building is on the south side of West 33rd Street between Ninth Avenue and 10th Avenue, and is home to several major construction projects.

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