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COURIER LIFE, F 4 EBRUARY 18-24, 2022
BK Heights community raises funds
for family of late construction worker
A construction worker fell to his death at a Brooklyn Heights Construction site on Feb. 11.
The ten-story building, seen here before construction began, is set to open this spring.
BY AIDAN GRAHAM
The Brooklyn Heights community
is coming together to raise
funds for the family of a deceased
construction worker, who tragically
fell to his death on Feb. 11 in the
Angel Pilataxi was working at a
construction site at 124 Columbia
Heights when he fell to his death
from the roof of the 10 story building
at around 10:20 am, according to the
Department of Buildings.
An Ecuadorian immigrant, Pilataxi
has helped raise three children,
along with three step children,
who now range in age from 12 to 33.
After the tragic incident, local
Councilmember Lincoln Restler,
along with the Worker Justice Project,
launched a GoFundMe on Feb.
15, with a goal of raising $20,000 to
support Pilataxi’s family.
“Their family is without their
primary breadwinner and their loving
father,” reads the fundraising
page. “Please give what you can to
help Angel’s family cover funeral
expenses and stabilize after this unexpected
“My heart goes out to the loved
ones of the deceased,” Restler said
after Pilataxi’s death. “Like this
tragedy, these avoidable deaths often
include Latino workers at nonunion
construction sites. Our office
will work to ensure there is a rigorous
investigation into what led to
this death. If there was negligence,
we will demand accountability.”
The Worker Justice Project is a
nonprofit organization that helps
fight for better working place conditions
for low-wage workers, many of
whom are immigrants like Pilataxi.
Within hours of launching, the
GoFundMe had raised nearly $1,000,
and saw an outpouring of support
from over a dozen donors.
According to the Center for Disease
Control and Prevention, falls
from high places is the most common
cause of death among active construction
workers, and accounted
for 401 of the 991 construction fatalities
recorded in 2019, when the most
recent data is available.
Those who would like to donate
to the fundraiser benefiting Angel
Pilataxi’s family can do so at www.
Additional reporting by Kirstyn
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