Worker killed by falling crate in Throgs Neck

Officials say the man had been unloading a

Officials say the man had been unloading a truck at the time. (August 5, 2014 4:50 PM)

A falling crate crushed and killed a worker in Throgs Neck just before 8 a.m Tuesday.

An MTA spokesperson says Nick Cavataio, of Pennsylvania, was trying to unload a wooden cabinet off a truck when it fell off the lift and crushed him.

Authorities say the 62-year-old had been working to install some electrical equipment at the Throgs Neck Bridge headquarters at the time of the incident....

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