Worker dies after falling from 6th floor while working at Louisville distillery

8 month ago

Louisville news, Kentucky news.

The death of a contractor at a Louisville distillery on Wednesday is being investigated after he fell six floors to his death while at work.

Firefighters and first responders rushed to the Brown-Forman Distillery at Dixie Highway and Garland Avenue Wednesday afternoon after receiving reports of an accidental fall.

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  • The victim, later identified as 53-year-old Mark Gibson, died at the scene before he could receive medical help.

    Gibson worked as a mason for Schnell Contractors, doing brickwork at the building.

    The Kentucky Labor Cabinets is investigating the incident and claims that the deadly fall was caused by a supervisor’s mistake.