Woman Killed By Falling Debris in Times Square


A 60-year-old woman was killed in Times Square on Tuesday when debris came falling down from a building on Seventh Avenue.

Architect Erica Tishman was walking on the street when she was struck. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

“It's a horrible incident. My heart goes out to the family,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

He has promised a full investigation.

“We need to know how that happened. We need to make sure it doesn't happen again,” de Blasio said.

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