NYPD: Construction worker hit, killed by crane equipment

A construction worker was killed on Tuesday when he was struck by a piece of crane equipment in Brooklyn, according to police.

Paul Kenedy, 43, of the Bronx, was struck by a piece of the crane as he was exiting the machine’s cab at a construction site at 61 Bond St. around 1:20 p.m., police said.

When first responders arrived, Kenedy was found unconscious and unresponsive with trauma to his head and body, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A source said the Department of Buildings also responded to the scene and issued a full stop-work order. The department has launched an investigation, the source said.

Police said the medical examiner’s office will determine Kenedy’s cause of death.


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