Another Worker Dies in Manaus World Cup Stadium Accident.

A construction worker has been killed in an accident at a World Cup 2014 Stadium under construction in Northern Brazil.

The man- a Portuguese National identified by the Brazil Sports minister as a 55-year-old Antonio Jose Pita Martins- was hit in the head while dismantling a crane outside the stadium in the northern city of Manaus.

His death brings the death toll at the Arena de Amazonia Stadium in Manaus to three. Reports suggest the stadium is due for completion later this month.

England's Opening Match Against Italy is Billed for the Arena De Amazonia.
England’s Opening Match Against Italy is Billed for the Arena De Amazonia.

The city’s World Cup secretary, Miguel Capobiango, said the crane was being taken apart as work at the site was almost complete.

The deceased was taken to hospital but died a few hours later.

The accident was been investigated and will not cause further delay to the completion of the venue, according to Mr. Capobiango.

In December, a court suspended construction after a man working on the stadium’s roof plunged more than 30m (100ft) to his death.

Three People Has Died at the Manaus Stadium Venue in the Past Twelve Months.
Three People Has Died at the Manaus Stadium Venue in the Past Twelve Months.

Another worker had died at the venue in March 2013.

The authorities said working conditions were “unacceptably dangerous”.

Work eventually resumed after building company Andrade Gutierrez presented a safety report that satisfied the authorities.

Five of the 12 stadiums being used in the World Cup are still under construction, including the venue where the opening match is due to be played in Sao Paulo, on 12 June.

Six workers have died in preparations for the tournament.

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