NYC Doorman Falls Through Glass While Shoveling, Dies

February 9, 2017 Updated: February 9, 2017
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NEW YORK—A Manhattan doorman has died after he fell through plate glass while shoveling snow.

The accident occurred around 9:30 a.m. Thursday on the Upper East Side.

The man was shoveling when he fell down stairs leading from the street level and hit a glassed-in vestibule.

Authorities say he suffered neck and face cuts, and died at a hospital.

NYPD Chief of Patrol Terence Monahan called it a “very sad situation.”