Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | 2:57 p.m.
A worker who died after an accident Tuesday at the MGM Grand Conference Center was identified today as Ricky J. Robinson, 59, of Las Vegas, Clark County Coroner’s Office officials said.
According to a statement from MGM Resorts International spokesman Gordon Absher, an accident caused Robinson to fall from the third floor of the building.
He died from multiple blunt force injuries from a fall and being hit by a motorized carrier, coroner’s officials said.
The cause of death was ruled accidental.
Metro Police and the Nevada Occupation Safety and Health Administration are investigating.
MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort, offers 5,044 rooms and suites.
MGM Grand features KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club; and world-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena and Hollywood Theatre.
The resort offers signature restaurants by celebrity chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans Fish House, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & Grill and Michelin three star and Forbes Five Star restaurant, Joël Robuchon.
As part of its ongoing “Grand Renovation,” MGM Grand has remodeled all rooms and suites in its main tower and is adding several new experiences to its lineup including Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub, a new upscale dining/nightlife concept (coming in April 2013).
MGM Grand also features a state-of-the-art, non-smoking conference center, the Grand Spa, Cristophe Salon, "CSI: The Experience" and an inviting pool complex featuring the tantalizing daylife of Wet Republic.
Upscale accommodations include The Mansion, an exclusive hotel within the hotel; the luxurious two-story SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand; and The Signature at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel located adjacent to the main resort.