A woman died in an elevator accident in Boston Monday evening.
Emergency crews flooded the area outside the building just after 5 pm Monday. Authorities reported in Boston 25 that they were responding to reports of a woman being trapped.
Eric Carmichael’s wife heard his cry for help.
“He overheard a woman in distress and tried to help her as a neighbor,” Carmichael said.
Carmichael says that his wife saw the woman attempting to place a package on the lift.
“The woman was trying to put a package in the lift, like how we do it,” Charmikal said.
Police later removed a large and long brown box from the building. They first tilted it to a mailbox and then took it away.
The victim, who has only been identified as a woman in her 30s, has not yet been identified. The circumstances surrounding his death are still unknown. It was not immediately clear whether she was a resident of the building or an employee at work.
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“There’s a five-foot lift in front of my door so that’s very scary,” Foskit said.
Foskit says the building manager told him that the elevator was stuck between floors.
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“All he told me was [the elevator] The present was between the first floor and the basement, “Foskit said.”[The elevator has] Always worked fine. I have been here for over a year and never had a problem with it. ”
The people at the address were surprised by what happened. Nevada Foskit waited for more than 90 minutes to return to his home.
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Because of a woman living in the building and not being identified, I said, “I just heard a scream and we ran into the hallway and saw a gentleman, who was screaming and screaming that he was dead and he was He is dead.” Told the Boston 25 News.
Boston police are investigating and OSHA has also hired a team to find out what happened.
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