A construction worker lost his life as the result of a fall in the backstage area of the France pavilion in Epcot. George Grimes succumbed to his injuries as a result of this accident. Grimes worked for SunBelt Rentals, that are contracted for the work he was doing.
Disney has not released a comment about the accident and it did not appear as though any areas closed in Epcot.
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