NYC window washer plunges to death when harness gives way
Aug. 07, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a window washer plunged to his death from a New York City building when his harness gave way.
A police spokesman says 56-year-old Edwardo Monge (MAHN'-geh) was cleaning windows on the 12th floor of the 13-story commercial building in Manhattan's Flatiron District on Monday morning when he fell to a sixth-floor interior courtyard.
Police responding to a 911 call found him unconscious and unresponsive. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The worker was a resident of the Bronx.