Graphic: Video shows the moment man was crushed to death by elevator at a New York building

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This is a sad incident.

Sam Waisbren (heart), died tragically when the elevator in his Kips Bay condominium building malfunctioned. Facebook photograph

Horrifying video emerged showing the moment a 30-year-old man pictured above, was crushed to death by a malfunctioning elevator at a Manhattan luxurious high-rise rental building.

The incident occurred Thursday morning at Manhattan Promenade – a 23-story building at 344 Third Ave. close to East twenty sixth Street in Kips Bay.

As seen in the video, one particular person safely exited the elevator earlier than the victim who was trapped and crushed to death by the elevator.

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According to StreetEasy, luxurious 183-unit building, was built in the late 90’s, It has a 24-hour doorman and lots of flats are full with balconies.

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One-bedroom flats at the building are presently on the marketplace for up to $3,695 a month. The deceased, identified as Sam Waisbren, was believed to be a resident of the building. Many people query why the accident occurred in such a costly building that ought to be regularly maintained.

Watch the video below (Warning: Graphic)