Construction worker dies in 5-story fall from Florida hotel

crime scene tape police_1531623025617.JPG.jpg

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A construction worker died after falling from a Florida hotel on Tuesday, authorities said.

Oslin Roely Lopez Jimenez, 20, had been working on the roof of the seven-story Beach Tower Resort in Panama City Beach, police said. He fell five stories, hit a second-floor awning and then rolled off to fall two more stories.

The worker was taken to a nearby hospital, where he later died, the Panama City News Herald reported.

An investigation is ongoing.


Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

get the app

News App

Weather App

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss