Worker Killed While Building Bellagio Grandstand for F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix
Posted on: September 23, 2023, 07:36h.
Last updated on: September 23, 2023, 09:47h.
A construction worker has died while setting up for the inaugural Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix, taking place Nov. 16-18.
According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police, a man suffered a “major laceration to the neck” while working at the Bellagio fountains on the Las Vegas strip on Saturday morning. MGM Resorts International is currently building a grandstand for VIP race viewing in Bellagio Lake, where the fountains are located.
After being transported to University Medical Center of Southern Nevada’s Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will reportedly be in charge of the ensuing investigation.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, construction of the track and grandstands is expected to cost around $560 million.
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