Edinburg PD investigating fatal scaffold incident, victim identified

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EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Edinburg Police Department is investigating a scaffold incident that left one man dead and another seriously injured on Tuesday morning.

At 9:30 a.m., officers were called to the 1200 block of E. Canton Road in reference to two men falling from a scaffold at a building that was undergoing renovation, according to a press release from the City of Edinburg.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a man dead at the scene and a 51-year-old man who was seriously injured. The injured man was transported to a local hospital, per the release.

Authorities identified the victim as Luis Humberto Gonzalez, 45.

The investigation is ongoing.

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