HILTON HEAD ISLAND — A Georgia construction worker has died after he fell through the ceiling at a clinic in South Carolina.
The Island Packet of Hilton Head reported that 60-year-old Juan Arriaga of Savannah, fell about 12 feet Tuesday morning at a weight loss clinic on Hilton Head Island. Beaufort County Deputy Coroner David Ott said Arriaga was working on the heating and air conditioning system when he tripped and fell through a hole.
Arriaga was taken to Hilton Head Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
An autopsy was planned Wednesday at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
The South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating.