Ad Exec ID'd as Victim in Elevator Fatality

Suzanne Hart, 41, was killed in morning accident in Manhattan
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 14, 2011 5:28 PM CST
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(Newser) – The woman killed today in a horrific elevator accident in midtown Manhattan has been identified as a 41-year-old advertising executive with Young & Rubicam, reports DNA Info. After Suzanne Hart stepped into the elevator in her Madison Avenue building, the doors somehow shut on her foot or leg. (Her foot may have been caught in the gap between the elevator and lobby floor.) The elevator started going up with Hart trapped, and she was killed instantly as it got stuck between floors. Two others on the elevator could only watch.

“She’s a beautiful person and I don’t have words for this,” her boyfriend tells the New York Times. “I loved her.” Click for more. (Read more elevator stories.)

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