Coroner IDs Las Vegas man who died after injured while working at Bellagio Fountains
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says a man died after he was injured while working at the Bellagio Fountains on Saturday.
According to Las Vegas police on Saturday, officers responded to 3600 S. Las Vegas Boulevard in reference to an injured worker.
Police say arriving officers located a male subject who had sustained a major laceration to the neck while working at the Bellagio Fountains.
The man was transported to UMC Trauma, where he was pronounced deceased.
The Clark County Coroner’s office on Monday identified the man as Tizoc Antonio, 37. His cause of death was determined to be incised wound of neck with the manner of death ruled an accident, the coroner’s office said.
Las Vegas police OSHA will be investigating as it was a workplace incident.
OSHA provided the below statement to FOX5 on Monday:
Nevada OSHA officials were notified of the fatality that occurred Saturday on Bellagio’s property. Officials were dispatched to the site of the incident to conduct an investigation.
FOX5 on Saturday reached out to both MGM Resorts International and Formula 1 to confirm if the man was part of the team constructing grandstands for the upcoming F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix. However, requests for comment have not been returned as of Monday morning.
Clark County communications officials provided a statement after the incident.
“Clark County joins with the community in mourning the death of Tizoc Antonio, and while an investigation is ongoing with Nevada OSHA, we express our condolences to his family, friends, and coworkers,” it read.
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