Oahu construction worker dies after wall collapse

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (AP) - Military officials are investigating the collapse of a cinder block wall that killed a construction worker at a Schofield Barracks construction site.

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii said in a news release emergency officials responded to a 911 call after 1:30 p.m. Monday. The construction worker, who has been identified as 20-year-old Alexander Tagaloa, was taken to Wahiawa General Hospital where he passed away after 2 p.m.

The incident occurred where Army contractor Nan Inc. is renovating Quad D barracks.

The Army says it extends its heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased.

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