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Puerto Morelos construction worker dies after falling from hotel

Cancun, Q.R. — A construction worker who fell from a building in Puerto Morelos has died in a Cancun hospital.

The report of the fallen worker was received by Emergency 911. The man was transferred from the hotel construction site in Puerto Morelos to a private hospital in Cancun around 10:00 a.m. Friday after his safety harness failed and he fell from the top of the building.

Ministerial agents of the General State Prosecutor’s Office in the northern area of Quintana Roo were later notified by hospital personnel that the worker died of his injuries. The age or name of the deceased has not been released.