Construction Worker Dies After 7-Story Fall

Carlos Mayroja was being hoisted in Bobcat by crane

By Andrew Greiner
|  Tuesday, Aug 18, 2009  |  Updated 7:07 PM CDT
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"He Wasn't Moving When They Put Him on the Stretcher"

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"He Wasn't Moving When They Put Him on the Stretcher"

A construction worker was killed Tuesday morning at a CHA development when the front-end loader he was in fell seven stories.
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A construction worker who was critically injured after his front-end loader plummeted seven stories has died.

Carlos Mayroja, of the 6400 block of South Hamlin Avenue, was aboard the Bobcat while it was hoisted up seven floors by a crane in the 2400 block of South State Street. Mayroja was pinned in the machine and had to be cut out.

Mayorja, a man in his late 30s, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead just after 10 a.m.

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