Man killed in freak elevator accident in NYC-
Authorities say the victim was getting off in the lobby of the Manhattan Promenade building on Third Avenue in Kips Bay just before 8:30 a.m. when the elevator malfunctioned.
He reportedly became trapped between the elevator car and a shaft wall and was crushed.
Firefighters tried to rescue him, but the victim -- identified as 30-year-old building resident Samuel Charles Waisbren -- was pronounced dead at the scene.
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