Conn. Man Who Died In Construction Collapse Inside Cambridge Parking Garage Identified

The construction worker who died when a concrete stairwell collapsed at a city-owned parking garage in Cambridge, Massachusetts, this week has been identified by authorities as a Connecticut man.

Christopher Stuck, 56 of South Windsor, Connecticut, was apparently removing the metal railings on a stairway located on the fourth floor of the building during a restoration project on Tuesday morning when it collapsed, according to a statement Thursday from the office of Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan.

Stuck fell and was pinned by the fallen stairway on the second floor, the statement said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Autopsy results are pending.

Another worker, a 41-year-old man, sustained critical injuries and remains hospitalized.

The accident is under investigation by state authorities as well as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, but foul play is not suspected, authorities said.

The accident occurred a week after two construction workers were killed in downtown Boston when they were struck by a truck during sewer work.



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