Worker dies in fall at Country Club ahead of US Open

Worker dies in fall at Country Club ahead of US Open

REPORTER: LOTS OF PREPARATION FOR NEXT WEEK’S EVENT. YOU CAN SEE THE ACTIVITY CONTINUES BEHIND US HERE AT THE MAIN GATE. WE WILL TAKE YOU OVER SKY 5 TO SHOW YOU A VIEW OF THE GOLF COURSE FROM THE AIR. WE WERE TOLD THE SECURITY GUARD DIED OVERNIGHT AFTER A FALL. INVESTIGATORS SAY HE APPRSEA FELL FROM A TERRACE AREA BEHIND A TENT, WHICH HAS NO HEAVY RAMPS. HE FALLS 10 FEET. HIS COLLEAGUES FOUND HIM THIS MORNING. HE WAS NOT A COUNTRY CLUB EMPLOYEE. HE WORKED FOR A SUBCONTRACTOR IN THE PREPARATION OF THE US OPEN SITE. THE INQUIRY INTO HIS DEATH CONTINUES. WE KNOW HAOST IS INVOLVED NOW, INVESTIGATORS

Authorities ID security guard killed in fall at Brookline’s The Country Club amid US Open preparations

A security guard died overnight after a fall at Brookline Country Club, where preparations are underway for the upcoming US Open Championship. The victim, Revere resident David C. McConnell, fell from an unguarded patio area behind a tent at some point during the night, the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office said. McConnell’s body was discovered Wednesday morning. The Country Club said McConnell was hired by the US Golf Association. statement. Foul play is not suspected and the state medical examiner will determine an official cause and manner of death, the prosecutor’s office said. beautiful views and sweeping vistas, the course is one of the cathedrals of the game and is considered by many to be the birthplace of American golf. Golf icon Tiger Woods announced on Tuesday that he will not be participating in the tournament.

A security guard died overnight after a fall at Brookline Country Club, where preparations are underway for the upcoming US Open Championship.

The victim, Revere resident David C. McConnell, fell from an unguarded patio area behind a tent at some point during the night, the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office said.

McConnell’s body was discovered Wednesday morning.

The Country Club said McConnell was hired by the US Golf Association.

“The Country Club is deeply saddened by the tragedy that occurred earlier today. Our thoughts and prayers are with the individual and his family,” a Country Club spokesperson wrote in a statement.

foul play is not suspected and the state medical examiner will determine an official cause and manner of death, the prosecutor’s office said.

The 122nd US Open takes place June 13-19 at the Country Club.

With its magnificent views and sweeping vistas, the course is one of the cathedrals of the game and is considered by many to be the birthplace of American golf.

Golf icon Tiger Woods announced on Tuesday that he will not be participating in the tournament.

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