Man fatally crushed by elevator in Manhattan building - 29 days ago


KIPS BAY, Manhattan — A man died when he was crushed by an elevator inside a Manhattan building Thursday morning. The man, later identified as 30-year-old Samuel Charles Waisbren, was on an elevator with several other people inside the Manhattan Promenade on Third Avenue in Kips Bay around 8:45 a.m. As he tried to get out the elevator video obtained by the New York Post shows Waisbren attempted to exit the elevator when it gives way, lodging him in between the elevator car and shaft wall.