Haine Wasson, 28, a Salt Lake area construction worker who fell more than 25 feet Wednesday morning from a building under construction at about 1030 S. 700 West, died at 6:48 p.m. at LDS Hospital.
A hospital spokeswoman said Wasson, who was transported by ambulance to the hospital about 9:45 a.m., died of head injuries. He had been in the hospital's shock trauma unit.Wasson was working on the roof of the building and apparently didn't realize how close he was to the edge. "He just backed off of it," said Salt Lake police Lt. Phil Kirk. The man landed on compacted dirt and rubble.