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Falling ice hits pedestrian in Manhattan

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Ice fell from the facade of a building striking and wounding a pedestrian in Midtown Manhattan Wednesday afternoon. The incident happened on West 48th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues.

Medics responded and brought the man to Weill-Cornell Medical Center where he was treated for lacerations and injuries to his cheek and nose. He was listed in stable condition.

Police blocked off part of the sidewalk outside the builsing

A winter storm on Tuesday dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of New York City. The below-freezing temperatures have made for slick and icy conditions.

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