College Park, MD — August 3, 2017, Francois Odil Dishmey Kelly was killed after an accident in which he fell down an elevator shaft.
Authorities from the Maryland State Police Department released preliminary details surrounding the accident, which they say happened on the University of Maryland College Park campus at around 1:00 p.m.
Officials reported that Kelly was a worker at one of the buildings on campus which was under construction. For reasons which are unclear, he fell down an elevator shaft.
When emergency responders arrived on the scene, they found that Kelly had suffered fatal injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The factors contributing to the accident are currently unclear. Investigations are ongoing.
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