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Man dies while repairing elevator at high-rise building in Aventura

A man who was working to repair an elevator died and firefighters had to recover his body on Tuesday from a high-rise building in Aventura.
A man who was working to repair an elevator died and firefighters had to recover his body on Tuesday from a high-rise building in Aventura.

AVENTURA, Fla. – Officers and firefighters responded to a man’s death on Tuesday at the Harbor Village Towers in Aventura.

Officer Hans Maestre, a spokesman for the Aventura Police Department, said there was a body in an elevator shaft at 3600 Yacht Club Dr.

The victim was working on the elevator when he was injured and died, according to Maestre.

4 p.m. report

Officers and firefighters responded on Tuesday to the Harbor Village Towers in Aventura.
Officers and firefighters responded on Tuesday to the Harbor Village Towers in Aventura.

Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Guadalupe Monarrez contributed to this report.


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Christian De La Rosa joined Local 10 News in April 2017 after spending time as a reporter and anchor in Atlanta, San Diego, Orlando and Panama City Beach.