A worker has fallen to his death at the Arlington Court Suites Hotel in Courthouse. The incident is being investigated as an “industrial accident,” according to Arlington police spokesperson Det. Crystal Nosal. It is the second death from a fall in Arlington in as many days.
The worker fell seven stories, through a glass atrium and into the hotel’s front lobby. No word yet on how the worker fell, but ironwork appears to have been underway on four balconies above the atrium.
A pickup truck from Newington, Va.-based Hallmark Iron Works was parked outside the hotel.
“Out of respect for the family, we will offer no comment,” said a woman who answered the phone at the company’s headquarters.
Police say the victim was a 35-year-old man. Co-workers told WUSA9 that he was a new father. They also said that the man’s safety harness had been bothering him today, and that he was apparently not tied in.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the incident.
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A 5 BD/2 BA home with a light-filled den and screened back porch is included in Open Houses.
Early voting got off to a muted start today (Thursday) at the Arlington County government headquarters in Courthouse. “We had a line of five voters when we opened at 8…
Wakefield High School and Claremont Elementary School were secured today in response to reports of gunfire in nearby Bailey’s Crossroads.
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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above. In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?
All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).
When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM.
Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.
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