News Construction worker killed when wall collapses on Brooklyn site The site on Myrtle Avenue where a construction site wall collapsed on Thursday, September 3. Photo Credit: Google Maps By ALISON FOX email@example.com @AlisonFox September 3, 2015 6:35 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A construction worker was killed on Thursday, and two others were injured, when a wall collapsed in Bedford Stuyvesant, police said. The 19-year-old worker, who was not immediately identified, was killed when cinder block wall from a Myrtle Avenue construction site fell at just after 11:30 a.m. He was taken to Brooklyn Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Work on the building, which is slated to be four-stories tall and have both residential and commercial uses, started in July, said a Department of Buildings spokesman. The building had one previous violation for failing to maintain the facade in a code-compliant manner, the spokesman said. Two other people were injured in the collapse, near Franklin Avenue, and were taken to Kings County Hospital in stable condition. By ALISON FOX firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.