A construction accident on 39th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

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Firefighters search for worker at scene of Brooklyn wall collapse

September 12, 2018 - 2:55 pm
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Firefighters were at the scene of a wall collapse in Brooklyn Wednesday afternoon searching for a trapped worker, but by late afternoon the FDNY said it had reclassified its operation from a rescue to a recovery.

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It appeared the worker was trapped by part of a wall that collapsed into a trench at a construction site on 39th Street and 7th Ave in Sunset Park.

No other injuries have been reported.