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    A 38-year-old lecturer at Boston University died in a tragic elevator accident this week. Professor Carrie O’Connor, who had previously taught French at MIT, Tufts, and Northeastern, had just started her second year of full-time teaching at Boston University. She reportedly became trapped between the elevator car and the first-floor door of her building. According to a report by a local NBC affiliate, 38-year-old Boston University lecturer Carrie O’Connor died tragically this week after being caught in an elevator. O’Connor died of traumatic asphyxiation on Monday after being trapped in an elevator. O’Connor was found by neighbors trapped between the doorway of the first floor and the elevator car. One building resident claims that the elevator may have started to...
    A Massachusetts inspector found in March that the elevator that killed a university lecturer had a stop-switch problem, according to information released by the Office of Public Safety and Inspections.  Boston University lecturer, Carrier O'Connor, 38, was crushed to death Monday evening while trying to load a bed frame and a mattress into the elevator of her 1920s building at 1140 Commonwealth Avenue in Allston. At the time of the accident, management at the building confirmed that the elevator had been inspected recently.  And according to the Boston Business Journal, which obtained the report from the inspections office, an inspector found a stop-switch problem with the elevator on March 26 during the elevator's annual inspection.  According to the violation notice,...
    The elevator at a Boston apartment building where a French lecturer was crushed to death is a disconcerting “antique” that can leave some uneasy, one resident said. Carrie O’Connor, a 38-year-old professor at Boston University, died Monday when she was “trapped in the doorway of the first floor and the elevator” inside her apartment building in the city’s Allston section, according to a police report obtained by the Boston Globe. O’Connor, who joined BU’s Romance Studies Department last fall, had been carrying something heavy when she became trapped inside the elevator, neighbors told the newspaper. It is unclear what she was carrying at the time but investigators said they have removed her mattress and frame from the building. An autopsy...
    BOSTON (CBS) – The elevator that killed Boston University lecturer Carrie O’Connor inside an Allston apartment building was last inspected in March and repairs had been made to an emergency switch that’s used to stop it. The elevator involved in an accident that killed a Boston University lecturer. (WBZ-TV) On Monday, the 38-year-old O’Connor was killed while using the elevator on the first floor of 1140 Commonwealth Ave. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said she died of traumatic asphyxia. O’Connor’s neighbors said she was trying to move a package either in or out of the elevator when the accident happened. Carrie O’Connor (Image credit Boston University) A lecturer in French at Boston University, O’Connor began working at...
    A Boston University lecturer had just moved into her apartment and was moving a bed frame and mattress when the building's elevator crushed her to death. Carrie O'Connor, 38, was taking her belongings to her apartment in the 1920s building on Monday evening when the accident occurred.  Authorities said she became trapped in the doorway of the first floor and the elevator, according to a police report, obtained by the Boston Globe.  O'Connor was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was extracted by Boston firefighters.  In the report, police wrote that O'Connor's 'mattress and frame were also removed from the scene and held in the garage area'. The items are being held at this time 'as evidence,' police...
    (CNN)A respected French lecturer at Boston University was killed in what is believed to be a freak elevator accident.Boston police found Carrie O'Connor, 38, inside the elevator in her apartment building, Sergeant Detective John Boyle told CNN. The building is off campus.Her death was ruled an accident, Boyle said, caused by "traumatic asphyxia," which usually results when a heavy object suddenly crushes the chest. Police are still investigating the details of O'Connor's death, but witnesses told CNN affiliate WBZ Connor was loading a box into an elevator in her apartment building when the elevator suddenly plunged."It was horrifying," fellow tenant Leanne Scorzoni told WBZ of the incident. "I would never want to hear that. Ever. It wasn't even a cry....
    BOSTON -- A Massachusetts woman died when the elevator in her apartment complex suddenly plummeted to the ground.Screams filled the Boston apartment building Monday afternoon."I heard someone that was bringing in a package out in the hallway, and then I heard an ungodly scream," neighbor Leanne Scorzoni told the local ABC affiliate. "Then we ran out into the hallway, and we saw a gentleman who was obviously in distress. He was screaming and hyperventilating, saying: 'She's dead! She's dead!'"The woman was later identified as Carrie O'Connor, 38. She was a French lecturer at Boston University.O'Connor, who had just recently moved into the building, reportedly was trying to load a box into the elevator when it suddenly dropped between floors.State regulators...
    Japans new PM Yoshihide Suga, self-made and strong-willed D-backs blow 7-run lead, but Peraltas HR beats Angels 9-8 Boston University Lecturer, 38, Crushed to Death by Apartment Building Elevator A Boston University French lecturer died in a tragic elevator accident this week in her apartment building just weeks after moving in. © Provided by People Boston University/facebook Carrie O'Connor Carrie O'Connor, a 38-year-old lecturer in the university's College of Arts and Sciences, was crushed on Monday when the elevator plunged from the first floor towards the basement as she was attempting to fit a large package into the carriage, Boston 25 News reported. © Boston University/facebook Carrie O'Connor Officials are still trying to determine exactly what happened. One resident...
    Twitter Carrie O'Connor Carrie O’Connor, a 38-year-old Boston University professor, died on Monday at around 5:15 p.m. when she was crushed in an elevator accident in her apartment building. Boston police released the victim’s identity on Tuesday and said O’Connor died of traumatic asphyxiation, ruling her death accidental, NBC Boston reported. According to the Journal of Emergency Medical Services, traumatic asphyxia is usually caused when a person is crushed “by an object that compresses the chest or upper abdomen.” O’Connor’s death was also confirmed by Boston University, where she worked as a French lecturer at the College of Arts & Sciences. She was described as adventurous, a traveler who had a “commitment to community and learning.” She is...