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First Death Reported In Downtown Scaffolding Collapse

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The medical examiner is reporting the first death from last summer's downtown scaffolding collapse.

Surveillance video shows the walkway crashing down on 16 people on Imperial Avenue between 15th and 16th Streets.

Cal-Osha has been investigating the accident, which left several people severely injured, including the 49-year-old victim who died early Wednesday morning at Scripps Memorial.

The medical examiner reported that the accident had left the man a quadriplegic. The victim's identity hasn't been revealed.

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