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Construction worker dies after falling from stairwell of 13th floor

Cancun, Q.R. — A construction worker was pronounced on scene by paramedics after falling 13 floors inside a building. The unidentified man was part of the team of workers for a new hotel project in the Cancun Hotel Zone when the accident happened.

According to police information, the man was standing on a wooden board over an area where stairs were being built when the board came loose. The worker fell from the 13th floor to his death.

Agents from the Municipal Police were part of the responding emergency team around 1:00 p.m. at Kilometer 16.5 of Kukulcán Boulevard. Additional details surrounding the incident were not provided.