Wilmer Cueva, 51, was sentenced to one to three years behind bars
Courtesy of New York attorney district’s office
The construction foreman at a Manhattan site where a worker was crushed to death has been sentenced to one to three years in prison, the Associated Press reported.
Wilmer Cueva, 51, was convicted of criminally negligent homicide in November.
A 14-foot trench that had not been properly secured collapsed in April of last year, leading to the death of 22-year-old Carlos Moncayo.
Cueva had been working for Sky Materials Corp., the subcontractor hired by the site’s general contractor, Harco Construction.
Harco, a nonunion contractor, was convicted of manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and reckless endangerment in July and was ordered to fund public-safety announcements on worksite safety.