A laborer fell five stories to his death Tuesday at an East County casino construction site.
The victim died at the scene. His name was withheld pending family notification.
The $360 million project at Jamul Indian Village broke ground in January 2014 and is slated to open next summer. Prior to the project’s final approval, residents who live in surrounding rural areas tried in vain for several years to halt it, led by county Supervisor Dianne Jacob.
The gaming and entertainment facility will include restaurants, bars, lounges and an enclosed below-grade parking structure with more than 1,900 spaces, according to planners.
— City News Service
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