SAN DIEGO, CA — A man died late Wednesday morning after falling eight stories from a high rise in downtown San Diego’s East Village neighborhood, according to CBS8.
The fatal incident occurred at intersection of 14th Street and National Avenue, near Petco Park, shortly before noon.
San Diego Police Department said the man had been working as a contractor washing windows on the high rise when he fell from the building.
Authorities said the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
An investigation into his workplace death was being led by Cal/OSHA.
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