Mexico: U.S. tourist dies Cancun when beam in hotel room collapses hitting victim in head

Posted on December 1, 2012 • Filed under: Mexico, TRAVEL

Cancun. – A beam that collapsed the roof of a hotel room in La Amada Isla Mujeres Continental Zone, killing an American tourist, 25, who took a big hit in the head and chest .

The now deceased, Lauren Dufresne, who was from Miami, was rushed by ambulance Hospiten particular private hospital, where he was admitted at 23:25 pm yesterday with a severe head injury and thoraco-abdominal trauma.

Due to the severity of their injuries, the American tourist died minutes later at the hospital.

Early versions indicated that one of the beams of the deck came off and fell on the now deceased, when he was with her ​​boyfriend, Humberto Cipola, 42, a native of Italy, who called for help, but his girlfriend and had serious injuries that caused his death moments later.

The Common Public Prosecutor initiated investigations in the La Amada for the demarcation of responsibilities for that fault in construction. Read Article

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