MIAMI (AP) — A worker is dead following a seven-story fall at a South Florida construction site.
Miami Fire Rescue reports that 29-year-old Corence Lawrence Gumbs was working at the BrickellHouse Monday morning when he fell. Officials say he was breathing very slowly when rescuers arrived. He was taken to a nearby trauma center in critical condition and later died.
BrickellHouse officials released a statement saying they are cooperating with authorities to find out what happened.
The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/10xggFv ) reports that the fall remains under investigation.
Information from: The Miami Herald, http://www.herald.com