A Boston University professor was crushed to death by an elevator in her apartment building when it suddenly dropped, trapping her between floors.
“What my wife said she saw was the lady’s arms like hanging onto her package,” building resident Eric Carmichael told the local FOX-TV affiliate of the Monday evening horror that killed French lecturer Carrie O’Connor, 38.
A man who witnessed the accident had to be taken to the hospital for trauma.
“I heard someone that was bringing in a package out in the hallway, and then I heard an ungodly scream,” resident Leanne Scorzoni told the ABC-TV affiliate.
“Then we ran out into the hallway, and we saw a gentleman who was obviously in distress. He was screaming and hyperventilating, saying, ‘She’s dead! She’s dead!’ ”
A source told The Sun, “He saw things that no one should ever see.”
O’Connor had just moved into the building on Commonwealth Avenue a few weeks ago and was