Crews mourn loss of painter day after fatal Hollywood Beach resort accident

HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) - One day after a painter was killed at a construction site for a Hollywood Beach resort, construction crews have returned to work.

Workers are finishing a mural on a wall at the Hyde Resort and Residences, Tuesday, one day after a scaffolding collapsed, killing one worker and injuring two others.

On Monday, at approximately 1:30 p.m., three workers were painting a mural on the side of the building when the scaffolding gave way, killing one worker who fell to their death and injuring two others.

The two workers injured have been identified as the artist of the mural, 36-year-old Douglas Hoekzema, and 36-year-old Jonathan Olsen, according to Hollywood Police.

Olsen remains hospitalized, Tuesday, in good condition.

The deceased man has been identified as Raymond Brown.

Last Tuesday, a similar incident involving a collapsed scaffolding occurred involving the same contractor, John Moriarty and Associates. Broken scaffolding sent debris flying from the 60-story Echo Condominiums building in Brickell, causing one man to die from a heart attack while fleeing from the debris.

The firm has confirmed that they are the contractors at both sites.

So far, the extent of their involvement is unknown.

Hollywood Fire Inspectors and Hollywood Police are beginning an investigation into the incident along with investigators from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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