LATEST: The Clark County Coroner identified the construction worker as 30-year-old Ricardo Nicolas Bautista from North Las Vegas.
According to Bautista's wife, he was supposed to be off work the day of the accident.
"I said just take the day off and he said no I'm going to go and he did," recalls wife Jacquelyne Moreno.
A few hours into his work day, Bautista was killed when the scaffolding he was standing on came tumbling down.
"He used to say that he was scared being so high and I told him he should find another job and he was like it's the only job that I think pays the most," Moreno said.
According to Bautista's brother-in-law, who also worked with him at the Tivoli Village construction site, the scaffolding has been a problem.
"I told him to be careful because I work there and it was improperly built," said Eduardo Lopez.
Both men worked for Performance Builders on the Tivoli project.
"It was wiggly, especially as soon as you take a load off, it becomes more wiggly," Lopez said.
Bautista leaves behind his wife and three young boys.
"He said he wanted to get his kids something that he didn't have that's why he was always working," Moreno said.
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UPDATE: The management team at Tivoli Village released the following statement after 4 p.m. Monday:
“We are incredibly shocked and saddened by today’s tragic construction incident. On behalf of our partners and construction team, we express our heartfelt condolences. Out of respect for the victim and those investigating, all construction activity on the site has ceased and will only continue when it is deemed safe to do so. Safety and security are our top priorities for all of those who work, shop and visit Tivoli Village. To that end, we are cooperating with Metro, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue, OSHA and all other necessary parties to ensure the proper investigation and continued safety protocol as this project moves forward.”
Las Vegas Fire and Rescue says that all information concerning the circumstances of the accident will be released by OSHA. The identity of the deceased worker will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
UPDATE: A construction worker reportedly died from injuries. Investigators say 3 people were on the scaffold at the time. 2 were able to jump to safety. The victim has not been identified. Check back for updates.
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- A construction worker is seriously injured after an accident involving collapsed scaffolding at Tivoli Village.
The incident occurred Monday afternoon around 1:58 p.m.. at 302 S. Rampart Boulevard near Charleston Boulevard.
Rescue efforts are currently underway.
13 Action News is still gathering information. Check back for updates.