The Albany Police Department just identified the body of the 19-year-old who fell from a scaffold Thursday afternoon in Albany.

Our thoughts are with the family of the young man who lost his life while working on a construction site in Albany.

According to the Albany Police Department, 19-year-old Richard Brewer from Mohawk, New York was the young man who fell while working on a construction site located at 760 Broadway in downtown Albany.  State police said that he fell from scaffolding that was believed to be 5 or 6 stories high at approximately 4pm on Thursday.

Mohawk, New York is approximately 80 miles west of Albany.

Facebook page, he attended Central Valley Academy in Ilion, New York as well as Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego Boces which offers career initiative programs such as wielding, building and construction.

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