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Coroner IDs worker killed in fall at MGM Grand Conference Center


Steve Marcus

An MGM worker fell to their death from a third-story window at the Conference Center on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The red circle points out an opening at the MGM Conference Center.

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.

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