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NYPD: Security Guard Struck & Killed By Glass Panel At Manhattan Construction Site

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- A security guard was killed and a worker was hurt when a large panel of glass fell at a construction site near Central Park Saturday morning.

The FDNY said it responded to calls for a construction related accident at 217 West 57th St. just after 10:30 a.m.

When medics arrived they observed that a large glass panel had fallen onto 67-year-old Harry Ramnauth.

He was rushed to Mt. Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A 27-year-old construction worker was hurt, as well. His injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

Police said the glass panel was in the process of being moved when it fell and crushed the 67-year-old, who was working as as security guard at the location.

The incident remains under investigation.

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