NYPD: 74-year-old woman fatally hit in the head with bricks falling from Sunset Park building

Dale Singer, a resident of the 120-year-old building on 5402 6th Ave., was killed after part of the building fell on her head.

News 12 Staff

Feb 14, 2024, 11:12 AM

Updated 62 days ago

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Police say a 74-year-old woman was killed Tuesday following a building façade collapse.
Dale Singer, a resident of the 120-year-old building on 5402 6th Ave., was reportedly injured after part of the building fell on her head.
Police had responded to the scene following reports of falling bricks and found Singer unconscious and unresponsive.
Singer was transported to a hospital where she was pronounced dead upon arrival.
The New York City Department of Buildings determined Singer was cleaning snow at the front of the building when the collapse occurred.
The DOB issued a violation to the property owner for failure to maintain the building.


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