Tragedy struck Staten Island’s Richmond County Country Club on Wednesday night, when a worker unloading a dumpster was crushed and killed on the premesis.
According to a police report, the as-yet-unidentified man, 40, was an employee of the Flag Container Service Company. At the time of the incident, he was unloading a 10-foot-dumpster, which fell off the back of the truck it was resting on, crushing him underneath it.
Officers found the man unconscious and unresponsive with severe trauma to the head and torso, and he was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival at the Staten Island University North Hospital. The NYPD is investigating the incident.