Bellevue police said they arrived at the site at 116th Avenue Northeast and Northeast Fourth Street shortly after 9:45 a.m.
A construction worker has died in Bellevue.
Bellevue police said they were called to a construction site at 116th Avenue Northeast and Northeast Fourth Street for a reported drowning.
When officers arrived shortly after 9:45 a.m. Tuesday they found a man face down in a puddle at the bottom of a 12-foot hole. Other construction workers were performing CPR on the unconscious man, said police spokesman Seth Tyler.
The 51-year-old man was taken to Overlake Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
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“He’d been there up to 10 minutes when he was found,” Tyler said.
Tyler initially said that police believed the man might have died of a type of medical condition, he later said investigators “have not ruled anything out.”