Corence Lawrence Gumbs: Seven-story fall kills Miami construction worker at BrickellHouse

By: Associated Press

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 reports that the fall remains under investigation.


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