Man, 67, killed by collapsing wall in Queens

Posted at 4:13 PM, Jul 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-30 16:13:32-04

Queens — A 67-year-old man died after a wall collapsed and fell on him in Queens on Tuesday, police said.

Jose Martins, a New Jersey man, was found unconscious at 190 Beach 67th Street around 2:15 p.m., officials said. He was rushed by emergency medical services to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Investigators believe a wall inside the partially constructed building collapsed.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.