Tree trimmer falls to his death at Hilton Hawaiian Village

WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A man trimming trees Monday night at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki fell to his death.

The incident happened just before 10:30 p.m. Honolulu police say 26-year-old Reid Barcelona fell 60 feet. He was taken to a hospital with major injuries where he died.  No foul play is suspected.

Barcelona was a worker for a tree trimming company hired by the hotel.

Hilton released the following statement:

"We extend our deepest condolences to the family of Mr. Barcelona, who was an employee of a company hired by the hotel to help with our tree trimming.  At this time, the authorities are handling all inquiries."

Jerry Gibson, area vice president and managing director, Hilton Hawaii

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