Musician perishes after New York accident

Jerry Fuchs, a drummer who played in bands including !!!, has died after an elevator accident in Williamsburg, New York.

The musician, who was 34, died after a fall at a fundraising party at 338 Berry St shortly after 12:30am (EST) yesterday (November 8) morning, reports theNew York Post.

According to sources at the party, Fuchs and a friend had attempted to leap over a gap between an elevator and the building’s fifth floor after a malfunction. He fell in the gap due to his clothing becoming caught on the elevator, falling down to his death.

He was pronounced dead at 3:30am after being taken to Bellevue Hospital.

Fuchs played in the bands Turing Machine, Maserati and The Juan MacLean as well as !!!.