Bronx man killed by falling elevator in NYC

A 25-year-old Bronx man was crushed to death on New Year's Eve by a falling elevator in Manhattan. Police say it happened in an apartment

Police say it happened in an apartment building on the Lower East Side. The man has been identified as Stephen Hewett-Brown.

Police say it happened in an apartment building on the Lower East Side. The man has been identified as Stephen Hewett-Brown. (1/1/16)

THE BRONX - A 25-year-old Bronx man was crushed to death on New Year's Eve by a falling elevator in Manhattan.

Police say it happened in an apartment building on the Lower East Side. The man has been identified as Stephen Hewett-Brown.

Witnesses say Brown shoved a woman out of the way who was also about to be crushed by the elevator, but he could not save himself.

A witness told the Daily News that Brown said Happy New Year before saving the woman's life.

 

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