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UPDATE: Construction worker falls from third floor, dies

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) – Chattanooga Police have identified the fall victim from the Hayden Place Apartment Complex as 31-year-old Jimy Henry Tovar of Acworth, Georgia.   

This incident Is believed to be accidental however, the official cause of death is pending the medical examiner's report.

Based on information collected during the investigation, the victim was standing on a five gallon bucket on the third floor of one of the apartment buildings while attempting to sand a portion of the ceiling just beyond his reach. The bucket slipped from under him, causing him to fall head first 30 feet to the ground below.

He was taken toErlanger Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

 

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