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    :: Friday, November 03, 2006 ::

    Construction Worker Falling Deaths Rise - By ELIZABETH SOLOMONT, The New York Sun
    A construction contractor in Union Square yesterday became the latest casualty of the city's construction boom, falling 19 stories to his death and becoming the 17th such fatality in the past 12 months.

    Officials said the employee in yesterday's accident was moving between two scaffoldings about 25 feet apart that were attached to a building on Fifth Avenue at West 17th Street. Officials said around 8:45 a.m., the employee, Klever Ramiro Jara, 25, of Brooklyn, unclipped his harness and was walking on a building ledge when he apparently fell.
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