Worker Dies After Falls Through Va. Hotel Atrium

July 22, 2010

A construction worker has died after an accident at an Arlington hotel. WJLA in northern Virginia reported that the worker fell five stories through a glass atrium.

Police were called to the Arlington Court Suites hotel in the Courthouse section of the county shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday. Arlington Police spokeswoman Crystal Nosal says the worker was pronounced dead at the scene.

Nosal said that the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration will investigate the death.

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