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Person dies after falling down elevator shaft at Times Square hotel

Posted at 5:31 PM, Jun 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-15 17:31:02-04

TIMES SQUARE — A person died Thursday when they plunged down an elevator shaft at the famous New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square, authorities said.

A call came in about 4 p.m. about the incident inside the hotel at 45th Street and Broadway. Emergency crews responded and the individual was pronounced dead at the scene.

Further information was not immediately available.