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Man Killed by Falling Elevator

Man Killed by Falling Elevator

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (970 WFLA)- Deputies are on scene of a deadly elevator accident at the TradeWinds Islands Resorts.

The sheriff's office says just before 11am Mark Allen Johnson was working on an elevator and was killed when it fell on top of him, Johnson and another employee of SWS Enviromental Services were working on the hotel elevator cleaning oil from the elevator shaft when the elevator fell. The second worker was not injured.

The elevator was locked by hotel maintenance prior to the 2 men starting the work. They had been working for about 40 minutes prior to the accident.


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