NEW YORK, NY. (THECOUNT) — A 60-year-old woman is dead after apparently being struck by debris of a building collapsed this morning in Times Square.

Officials say a facade gave way around 10:45 a.m. on 49th Street near Seventh Avenue in the area of 49 St Subway Station.


The 60-year-old victim was found lying on the sidewalk, reports NEWYORKCBS.

She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Her name has not been released pending family notification.


Geo quick facts: New York City comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square – wikipedia.