News Construction worker dies after falling down elevator shaft in Hell's Kitchen By ALISON FOX email@example.com Updated August 25, 2015 4:45 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A construction worker was killed Tuesday when he fell four stories down an elevator shaft at a Hell's Kitchen site, police said. The 30-year-old worker, who was not immediately identified, was walking across a beam on the Ninth Avenue construction site, near 42nd Street, when he fell at about 12:40 p.m. He was taken to Bellevue Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police said. The site is slated to become apartments as well as a hotel, according to records from the city's Department of Buildings. In June, someone walking by the site filed a complaint with the DOB saying that he was hit with debris, and claiming that there wasn't sufficient netting, records show. By ALISON FOX firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.