News Man fatally crushed by van in Central Park, NYPD says An NYPD vehicle in an undated photo. Photo Credit: Diana Colapietro By Ivan Pereira firstname.lastname@example.org Updated February 22, 2016 6:58 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A construction worked was killed Monday in Central Park after he fell under his van while trying to free it from a fence, police said. The unidentified employee of MSM Empire Construction Corp got his vehicle stuck in a fence near 74th Street and East Drive around 6:30 a.m. when he got out of the van and tried to get it out. He allegedly kept it running while he tried to break it free, a police spokesman said. “Somehow he ended up on the ground and the vehicle ran over him,” the spokesman said. The investigation was ongoing and the city’s parks department said it is cooperating with the NYPD and the Central Park Conservancy. By Ivan Pereira email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.