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: Southern California Real Estate Market Cools Off In Fall
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: 'If You Don't Get Vaccinated, Don't Visit': Mayor Of West Hollywood Calls For Proof Of Vaccination For Business Entry
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: One Killed, Four Injured In El Monte Shooting
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