Construction worker dies in 5-story fall from Florida hotel

Posted at 9:13 AM, Dec 05, 2019

PANAMA CITY BEACH, FLA. (AP) — A construction worker died after falling from a Florida hotel on Tuesday, authorities said.

Oslin Roely Lopez Jimenez, 20, had been working on the roof of the seven-story Beach Tower Resort in Panama City Beach, police said. He fell five stories, hit a second-floor awning and then rolled off to fall two more stories.

The worker was taken to a nearby hospital, where he later died, the Panama City News Herald reported.

An investigation is ongoing.