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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...
    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 (AP) — A woman killed in an elevator accident at a Boston apartment building earlier this week has been identified as a French lecturer at Boston University. Carrie O’Connor, 38, died of traumatic asphyxia and the manner was determined to be accidental, police said Tuesday. Neighbors say O'Connor was trying to move a box on Monday evening when the elevator in the building in the city's Allston neighborhood malfunctioned. She was pronounced dead at the scene. A second person was taken to the hospital suffering from shock, but was not physically hurt, police said. That person's name was not released. The Division of Professional Licensure in the state Office of Public Safety and Inspections released a statement Tuesday saying...
    Boston Police have identified the woman who was killed in an elevator accident in an apartment building as a teacher at Boston University. Officers found 38-year-old Carrie O'Connor in the elevator on the first floor of a building in the city's Allston neighborhood, CBS Boston reports. Carrie O'Connor CBS Boston O'Connor was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said she died of traumatic asphyxia. A second person was taken to the hospital suffering from shock, but was not physically hurt, police said. Leanne Scorzoni, a tenant in the building, was a witness who ran to help when she heard screams. Get Breaking News Delivered to Your Inbox "It was horrifying. I would never want ever again, it wasn't...
    A Boston University professor was crushed to death by an elevator in her apartment building when it suddenly dropped, trapping her between floors. “What my wife said she saw was the lady’s arms like hanging onto her package,” building resident Eric Carmichael told the local FOX-TV affiliate of the Monday evening horror that killed French lecturer Carrie O’Connor, 38. A man who witnessed the accident had to be taken to the hospital for trauma.COVID-19 'F-BOMB' TRADEMARK APPLICATION DEFENDED BY BOSTON UNIVERSITY “I heard someone that was bringing in a package out in the hallway, and then I heard an ungodly scream,” resident Leanne Scorzoni told the ABC-TV affiliate. “Then we ran out into the hallway, and we saw a gentleman who was obviously...
    Twitter Carrie O’Connor Carrie O’Connor, a 38-year-old Boston College professor, died on Monday at round 5:15 p.m. when she was crushed in an elevator accident in her condo constructing. Boston police launched the sufferer’s identification on Tuesday and stated O’Connor died of traumatic asphyxiation, ruling her demise unintended, NBC Boston reported. Based on the Journal of Emergency Medical Companies, traumatic asphyxia is normally prompted when an individual is crushed “by an object that compresses the chest or higher stomach.” O’Connor’s demise was additionally confirmed by Boston College, the place she labored as a French lecturer on the School of Arts & Sciences. She was described as adventurous, a traveler who had a...
    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...
    A Boston University professor was crushed to death by an elevator in her apartment building when it suddenly dropped, trapping her between floors. “What my wife said she saw was the lady’s arms like hanging onto her package,” building resident Eric Carmichael told the local FOX-TV affiliate of the Monday evening horror that killed French lecturer Carrie O’Connor, 38. A man who witnessed the accident had to be taken to the hospital for trauma. “I heard someone that was bringing in a package out in the hallway, and then I heard an ungodly scream,” resident Leanne Scorzoni told the ABC-TV affiliate. “Then we ran out into the hallway, and we saw a gentleman who was obviously in distress. He was...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Police have identified the woman who was killed in an elevator accident in an Allston apartment building on Monday. Officers found 38-year-old Carrie O’Connor in the elevator on the first floor of 1140 Commonwealth Ave. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses said she was taking a package into the elevator at the time of the accident. State inspectors were at the Commonwealth Ave. building on Tuesday. A property manager told WBZ the elevator was inspected this year and did not have any problems.
    A woman was killed in an accident involving an elevator in Boston Monday evening. Emergency crews flooded the area outside the building shortly after 5 p.m. on Monday. At the scene, authorities told Boston 25 they had been responding to reports of a woman trapped. Eric Carmichael’s wife heard her cries for help. “She heard a woman in distress and tried to help her out as a neighbor," said Carmichael. Carmichael says his wife saw the woman attempting to put a package onto the elevator. “The lady was trying to put a package into the elevator, like that’s how we do it," said Charmichael. Police later removing a large and long brown box from the building. They moved it out front...
    Boston authorities said Monday that a woman in her 30s was crushed to death at an apartment building when an elevator suddenly dropped between floors as she tried to load her package inside. Police said they were called to 1140 Commonwealth Avenue in Allston around 5pm.  Authorities said the woman, who had recently moved into the building, was found in the elevator on the first floor. She was pronounced dead at the scene.  Boston authorities said Monday that a woman in her 30s was crushed to death in an elevator accident at an apartment building (pictured). Police said they were called to 1140 Commonwealth Avenue in Allston around 5pm Boston 25news Privacy Policy An unidentified witness told Boston...
    BOSTON (AP) — A woman in her 30s was killed in an elevator accident in a Boston apartment building, police say. Police responded to the building in the city's Allston neighborhood just after 5 p.m. Monday for reports of “trauma” in the five-story building, police spokesman John Boyle said. The building is on Commonwealth Avenue, a major thoroughfare through the city. Officers found the woman in the elevator on the first floor. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name was not made public. A second person was taken to the hospital suffering from shock, but was not physically hurt, police said. The death remains under investigation and police are looking at surveillance video from inside the building. The...
    BOSTON (CBS) – A woman has died after an incident involving an elevator in Allston. It happened in a residential building at 1140 Commonwealth Ave Monday afternoon. Boston Police said the woman was in her 30s and it appears to have been an accident. Breaking Update: Boston Police say a woman in her 30s has died and it appears to be an accident. #WBZ https://t.co/4LtRTS2JmT — Kristina Rex (@KristinaRex) September 14, 2020 OSHA has been notified. No other information has been released.