Man Killed, Four Injured In Gerritsen Beach Construction Accident

April 3, 2012 12:00 AM

Man Killed, Four Injured In Gerritsen Beach Construction Accident
" NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One worker was killed and four others injured while remodeling an old home in Brooklyn.

The construction job was an addition to an existing one-story structure in Gerritsen Beach. The project collapsed around 11 a.m. on Frank Court.

“There were five men working on the roofing project at this stage. We believe that three were carrying material or working on the roof at the time,” said Robert LiMandri, Buildings Department Commissioner.

Authorities told CBS 2′s John Slattery it appears the addition was not properly anchored or supported "

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