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Worker Suffers Fatal Fall At Gibson Amphitheatre

UNIVERSAL CITY (CBS) — A man was fatally injured Wednesday in a fall at the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk, authorities said.

Paramedics were sent to the facility about 8:30 a.m. on a report a man had fallen about 60 feet from some scaffolding, a county fire department spokesman said.

The man, in his 20s, died at a hospital at 11:55 a.m., coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter said. His name was being withheld pending notification of his next of kin.

Cal/OSHA investigators were notified of the death.

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