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Man Who Fell Down Elevator Shaft At Airport Passes Away

Feb 2, 2019, 8:46 PM
Construction continues at the Salt Lake City International Airport on Monday, March 5, 2018. (Scott...
Construction continues at the Salt Lake City International Airport on Monday, March 5, 2018. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)
(Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The worker who fell 40 feet down an elevator shaft at a construction site at the Salt Lake International Airport has died as a result of his injuries.

Officials with the airport said 50-year-old man was working on the project to expand more terminals at the airport Wednesday.

It was not clear exactly how the man fell. The cause was under investigation.

The man had been transported to the hospital and underwent surgery, but succumbed to his injuries.

He was an employee with the Holder-BIG D Joint Venture. The company released a statement Saturday afternoon.

“We are deeply saddened that the worker injured on January 30 has passed away. To ensure the privacy of the family during this difficult time, no additional information can be provided. Our deepest condolences go out to his family, friends and coworkers.”

 

 

 

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Man Who Fell Down Elevator Shaft At Airport Passes Away