Juan MacLean, !!! drummer killed in elevator accident

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Gerhardt (Jerry) Fuchs, drummer for the The Juan MacLean, Maserati and !!! has died after attempting to escape from a broken elevator.

Fuchs, 34, had been attending a benefit party for the Uniform Project, which raises money for education in India, at a former noodle factory now used as a residential loft space in Williamsburg.

According to eyewitnesses Fuchs “was trying to jump out of a broken elevator when a piece of his clothing caught on something. He then fell five stories, to the bottom of the shaft.”

He was taken to Bellevue Hospital Center where he was pronounced dead.

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JDxx

JDxx said on the 9th Nov, 2009

far out! Thats shitty luck hey. Didn't know him, but always sad to hear of 'freak' accidents.

danmau5

danmau5 said on the 9th Nov, 2009

holy shit. thats really sad, r.i.p....

cloudpost

cloudpost said on the 9th Nov, 2009

Oh my god. That's so sad. Saw !!! live last year, he was a fantastic drummer.

polarbear

polarbear said on the 9th Nov, 2009

that's about as real as it gets.

Roygbiv

Roygbiv said on the 9th Nov, 2009

djschultzy , what the fuck do you mean by sweet?

Benis

Benis said on the 9th Nov, 2009

djschultzy what kind of fuckwit writes sweet regarding a man dying

temper

temper said on the 9th Nov, 2009

oh my fucking god. rest in peace, he was a great musician.

reubot

reubot said on the 9th Nov, 2009

Surely he could have waited to be rescued?