A terrible, horrible tragedy ended the life of Young & Rubicam executive that got pinned between floors inside at her job’s elevator in Madison Avenue.
Suzanne Hart was described by her colleagues as a happy, hard working and nicest person they have ever met, all the people at Young & Rubicam were in disbelief as the news of Mrs. Hart’s death spread but the way she died sounds so shocking that seemed taking from a movie.
Suzanne a director of New Business Content and Experience at Young & Rubicam was about to walk inside the elevator in the first floor at 285 Madison Avenue near 40th Street where Y&R is located along with other agencies, inside the elevator were two other people a man and a woman, but Suzanne just got the chance to put one foot inside when the elevator ascended to the second floor pinning Ms.Hart between floors, she was crushed between the elevator and the shaft, the two people inside watch in horror as she died.
Firefighters arrived at the scene, stabilized the elevator took the survivors out of the elevator and then moved on to the difficult task of removing Suzanne’s battered body, an officer said she was mangled up really bad, the two people inside who have not been identified received psychological trauma care at the New York University Hospital.
Workers at the building spoke in tears about the tragedy..
“I was going up in the elevator. I heard a loud crash. Then I heard the alarm,” Tripe said. “Someone was pressing the alarm. I didn’t know what the hell was going on.”
According to media said that the building had a record of 56 violations concerning the elevators, back on 2001, by 2009 the complains were listed as resolved, Investigation about what cause the accident are pending.
41 year-old Suzanne hart went to Palos Verdes High School and graduated from Knox College in Illinois, before landing at Young & Rubicam, Suzanne was a New Business Manager at Merkley and Partners, followed by her job at Euro RSCG Worldwide where she served as a Marketing Director, she then became Account director at Hanft Raboy and Partners. She moved to her apartment in Brooklyn Heights not long ago with her boyfriend Chris Dickson. Her father Alex Hart from Florida was devastated….
“She was the most marvelous daughter imaginable. No father could have ever been more proud of her.”
We send out thoughts and prayers to Suzanne Hart’s family and friends throughput this terrible time.