Man in scaffolding fall dies

Published On: Feb 10 2013 11:01:00 AM HST

Emergency Medical Services officials say a man in his 50s fell off a scaffold Friday in Makiki and was hospitalized in critical condition.


The man who suffered a life-threatening fall from scaffolding Friday has died.

The medical examiner has identified the victim as 55-year-old Can Yang from Honolulu.  

Emergency officials said Yang fell nearly 30 feet in Makiki.  He was on the scaffolding outside an apartment on Matlock Avenue.

Yang was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.  He died Saturday.


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