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Construction worker found hanging from Astoria building, being treated as suicide

The 34th Street building where construction worker was found

The 34th Street building where construction worker was found dead

Aug. 17, 2016 By Hannah Wulkan

A construction worker died this afternoon after hanging himself from a fifth floor window on 34th Street near Broadway, according to police.

The man, who was between 30 and 35 years old, was seen hanging outside the building with rope around his neck.

Both the New York Police Department and the Fire Department of New York responded at 12:50 p.m. and brought him in to the building through a fifth floor window and immediately began first aid.

He was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital Queens by ambulance, but passed away en route.

Preliminary witnesses stated that they heard the man arguing on the phone before they saw him jump.

An investigation in to the man’s death is ongoing, but police are treating it as a suicide.

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