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Elevator Tragedy in Coney Island Leads to Infant’s Death

In heartbreaking news coming out of Brooklyn today; a 21 year-old mother unintentionally pushed her 6 week-old infant in a stroller down an elevator shaft. The family was on the 23rd floor of their Sea Gate apartment building when the accident occurred. The elevator doors opened to an exposed shaft; the baby fell to a stalled elevator car on the 18th floor.

The baby was pronounced dead at Coney Island Hospital. The building has been issued numerous previous violations for faulty elevators. The investigation is ongoing.

Source: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/elevator-nightmare-in-nyc-for-mom-and-baby/