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UPDATE: Coroner releases cause of death at east Las Vegas construction site

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Posted at 4:21 PM, May 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-20 23:00:22-04

UPDATE JULY 20: The Clark County Coroner has determined the cause of death for Jeremy Bice to have been blunt pelvic trauma and it was ruled an accident.

ORIGINAL STORY: Authorities are investigating the death of a worker at a construction site in east Las Vegas.

According to a state official, 31-year-old Jeremy Bice from North Las Vegas was at the Chapman Dodge new project site on 3470 Boulder Highway near Sahara Avenue when an incident occurred shortly before 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

It is not clear what the details of the incident were at this time.

Bice was employed by Ninyo & Moore Geotechnical and Environmental Sciences Consultants, which according to its website, provides testing and inspection services for construction projects to clients.

The state official says the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been notified of the workplace death and no other details will be released until the inspection is closed.