Worker dies in fall at Kansas City hotel construction site

by the Associated Press:

The Kansas City Fire Department said a construction worker was killed Thursday morning when he fell 23 stories at a convention hotel construction site near downtown.

Fire department spokesman Jimmy Walker said emergency workers responded to a hotel under construction about 10 a.m. The worker was pronounced dead at the scene at 15th and Baltimore.

The worker was employed by a subcontractor on a hotel project at Kansas City’s downtown convention center.