INGLEWOOD (CBSLA) — A worker died at the SoFi Stadium construction site in Inglewood after exhibiting “signs of a health issue.”
Simon Leo Fite, 32, of Compton, died just before 5 p.m., according to Turner-AECOM Hunt, the joint venture building the future home of the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers.READ MORE: Exposition Park Museums To Continue Requiring Face Masks
A statement from the company said that onsite EMT and local paramedics responded to the site after Fite’s co-workers called for help, but he died of what appeared to be “a personal health-related cause.” An autopsy on Fite is pending.READ MORE: Fire Danger Level In Angeles National Forest Raised To 'Very High' A Month Early
Counseling was provided to the workers, and work was briefly paused on the stadium in Fite’s memory.
Fite’s death is just over a month after an iron worker, Juan Becerra, fell at least 110 feet from the stadium’s roof and died. The state division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating that death.MORE NEWS: Long Beach To Enforce Ban On Flavored Tobacco In August; Los Angeles Considers Similar Ordinance
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