https://nypost.com/2019/08/22/video...-by-elevator-at-manhattan-promenade-building/ Graphic video shows moment man crushed by elevator at Manhattan Promenade building By Kevin Fasick and Aaron Feis August 22, 2019 | 5:24pm | Updated Man crushed to death when elevator in NYC building suddenly falls Horrifying video obtained by The Post shows the moment a Manhattan man is crushed under the weight of his luxury high-rise’s malfunctioning elevator and dragged to his death into the darkness of the shaft below. Immediately after one man exited the elevator into the lobby of Third Avenue’s “Manhattan Promenade” building around 8:15 a.m., Sam Waisbren tried to follow — but the lift abruptly gave way, harrowing video obtained by The Post shows. With five others still inside the elevator, Waisbren, 30, was fatally dragged along the wall between the elevator and the shaft, authorities said. Sam Waisbren (center), died tragically when the elevator in his Kips Bay apartment building malfunctioned.Facebook Waisbren was pronounced dead at the scene, and the FDNY was able to rescue those still trapped on the elevator. City Department of Buildings inspectors were on scene Thursday examining the killer elevator. One second you’re living next second your dead and your body is sliding down the wall into a building basement.