Fatal Amway Arena Accident
A woman who suffered serious injuries while working at Amway Arena has died, according to hospital officials. An investigation into the accident is underway, but early reports claim the 53-year-old victim was struck by falling scaffolding and mortally injured while working for a subcontractor for Cirque du Soleil. Witnesses say the scaffolding fell from a forklift around 10:15 a.m. on May 3 while the victim was working near a loading dock. Coworkers saw the scaffolding begin to fall and tried to alert the victim, but she was unable to react in time. The investigation is ongoing, and charges may be filed pending the results of the investigation.