- Associated Press - Saturday, June 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City sanitation worker is dead after being pinned between street sweeper at a Queens depot.

Police say Steven Frosch was performing maintenance work on his street sweeper around 1 p.m. Saturday when another sweeper struck him.

The impact left the 43-year-old Frosch unconscious and unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Frosch lived in Garden City South on Long Island. Mayor Bill de Blasio says he leaves behind a wife and four children.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.



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