2 People Dead After Horrific Accident Near Disney World, According To Police

August 29, 2018

There is some tragic news that has come in early Wednesday morning. Two people have died after falling six-stories near Walt Disney World.

At this time, we are asking our readers to keep everyone involved in their thoughts and prayers. After this unexpected accident, families and friends are left heartbroken.


At 4:15 a.m. Wednesday, August 29, two construction workers fell to their death from a six-story hotel that was under construction near Disney World, according to local news channel "WKMG." The fatal accident occurred near the Bonnet Creek Resort in Lake Buena Vista.



The workers were getting ready to pour concrete between the sixth and seventh floor when a scaffolding collapsed, according to Orange County Fire Rescue.



Officials say that when they arrived at the scene, they pronounced the two workers dead. There was a third worker who was able to hold on and climb his way to safety. He suffered minor injuries, according to officials.


At this time, investigators see no immediate evidence as to why the scaffolding collapsed. There were 18 workers at the construction site when the incident happened.

"Marriott International has described the project as a 16-story, $282 million JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort, featuring 516 rooms near Orlando's popular theme parks," according to "CBS News."


"It's owned and developed by DCS Investment Holdings, a private equity group based in West Palm Beach, Florida, which is owned by Dwight C. Schar, co-owner of the Washington Redskins," the statement continued.


This is a developing story. Please keep everyone involved in your prayers.