Construction worker killed when wall falls on him at Pompano Beach home

Victim identified only as 49-year-old man


POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – A construction worker died Friday afternoon after a wall fell on him while he was working on a project at a private residence in Pompano Beach, authorities said.

The incident was reported at 2573 SE 14th St.

Pompano Beach spokeswoman Sandra King said the victim was taken to Broward Health North, where he died.

The victim was identified Monday as Terrence Backs, 49. 

No one else was injured, King said.

The Broward Sheriff's Office is investigating the death. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was notified about the incident. 


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