Inspector: No Malfunction In Fatal Allston Elevator Accident | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools


BOSTON (CBS) – State inspectors said a fatal Allston elevator accident was not caused by a mechanical problem. On September 14, 38-year-old Carrie O’Connor, a lecturer at Boston University, died in the elevator on the first floor of 1140 Commonwealth Ave.

In a report released late Friday afternoon, inspectors said O’Connor was moving a large package into the elevator when it struck a gate switch. When the package struck the gate switch, the elevator began moving towards the basement. After the incident, police said O’Connor died of traumatic asphyxia.

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