BOSTON (CBS) – State inspectors mentioned a deadly Allston elevator accident was not attributable to a mechanical downside. On September 14, 38-year-old Carrie O’Connor, a lecturer at Boston College, died in the elevator on the primary flooring of 1140 Commonwealth Ave.
In a report launched late Friday afternoon, inspectors mentioned O’Connor was shifting a big bundle into the elevator when it struck a gate change.
A upkeep particular person had been within the basement and referred to as the elevator to again upstairs.
When the bundle struck the gate change, the elevator started shifting in the direction of the basement. O’Connor turned pinned between the “hoistway wall” and the elevator. After the incident, police mentioned she died of traumatic asphyxia.
The inspector’s report mentioned, “there is no such thing as a indication that any malfunction occurred with the elevator.”