Worker Dies After Fall From U.Md. Building Under Construction

WASHINGTON — A worker fell from a building under construction on the University of Maryland campus in College Park, Maryland, Thursday and died.

Prince George’s County Fire and EMS responded Thursday afternoon to a building under construction at the University of Maryland near the intersection of Campus Drive and Route 1, where they said the worker fell from an upper floor.

The site is off Paint Branch Drive. Police are asking people to avoid the area while they investigate.

Police have not released any additional details about the victim or what led to the fall.

Below is a map with the location near the incident:

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