Elevator Accidents in High Rise Bldgs in Manhattan

There was a report on NY1 today about an unidentified man having died because he was wedged between an elevator shaft and the car itself.

You can read the entire story here:


That raises a question. Are the elevators truly safe? What what happened in the story a random act brought about by a stupid fool.

Are there any stats regarding elevator accidents in highway buildings in Manhattan?
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