Construction worker on NYC bridge fell to his death

A construction worker fell to his death while painting on the Manhattan Bridge Wednesday afternoon, police said.

The worker was painting something on the bridge around 1:50 p.m. when he plummeted to the ground at South Street and Pike Slip near FDR Drive, according to police.

It wasn’t clear whether or not he was using a safety harness, police said. The bridge’s lower level was closed to traffic, cops said

No further information was immediately available.

Manhattan Bridge.
Peter Gerber
Manhattan Bridge
The worker fell near the FDR Drive at approximately 1:50pm.
Peter Gerber

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