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Worker dies after falling from NYU building

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A construction worker has died after falling from scaffolding at a Greenwich Village building owned by New York University.

The NYPD says 56-year-old Jamie Sillart of Bergenfield, N.J. fell from the building on University Place Friday morning.

Sillart was pronounced dead at Bellevue Hospital.

Witnesses say that the worker slipped and fell from scaffolding on the sixth floor of the NYU building.

A spokesman from the university said they pride themselves on their safety record and will cooperate with any investigation into the death.


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