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Man Killed by Elevator in Luxury Apartment Building

Like something out of a horror movie, a man was fatally crushed by an overloaded elevator in a luxury Brooklyn apartment building. The man tried to squeeze into an already packed elevator, which caused the lift to snap under the weight. Police say the victim was there to visit his girlfriend. A close friend of the victim was also in the elevator during the incident. She recounted the incident for authorities saying that she, the victim, and another friend got onto an elevator already carrying nine passengers. “We walked into the elevator and it just went down,” she said. Just after the friends got into the lift and pressed the floor buttons, the elevator lurched downward before the doors had closed. The jerk threw the victim off-balance and launched half of his body into the elevator lobby. Holding on with his arms and torso outside the elevator and his legs…
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