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Published December 15, 2011, 10:24 AM

41-year old dies in New York City elevator shaft

(WDAY TV) - An elevator ride turned deadly for a woman in New York City. The 41-year-old woman was getting onto the elevator in a 26-story office building when her foot or leg got caught in the closing doors.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

(WDAY TV) - An elevator ride turned deadly for a woman in New York City. The 41-year-old woman was getting onto the elevator in a 26-story office building when her foot or leg got caught in the closing doors.

The car then shot up, dragging her body into the elevator shaft, killing her. The elevator got stuck between the first and second floors.

Two people on the elevator at the time were taken to the hospital to be evaluated for psychological trauma.

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