Maintenance worker falls to death from Taipei 101

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/07/23
By: Wu Po-wei, Liang Pei-chi and Joseph Yeh

CNA file photo

Taipei, July 23 (CNA) A maintenance worker plunged to his death from the sixth floor of Taiwan's iconic Taipei 101 skyscraper Tuesday while replacing LED lights on the building, police said that day.

The worker, surnamed Lee (李), fell to the second floor's roof at around 3 a.m. from a work platform outside the sixth floor of the building he was working, police said.

Lee, in his mid-30s, was found dead after rescuers arrived at the scene.

Lee's colleague, surnamed Pan (潘), who was working on the same platform during the incident, was found safe in a narrow runway outside the sixth floor, according to police.    [FULL  STORY]

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