1 dead after wall collapse at construction site on West End

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — One person was killed when a wall collapsed at a construction site on West End Avenue Tuesday morning.

The man killed has been identified as 61-year-old Timothy Tyler

Metro police said Tyler was attempting to remove the caulk around a concrete section on an exterior wall near the loading docks outside an office building at 1801 West End Avenue when it fell on him. 

Officers were called to the location around 11 a.m.

Tyler, who was employed by Architectural Glass and Metal Company Inc., was transported from the scene to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with critical injuries.

He was eventually pronounced dead as a result of his injuries, the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) said in a statement Wednesday morning. The agency said it will investigate the fatal accident.

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