One dead, one injured after scaffolding collapses (update: man identified)

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Update August 24, 10:50 a.m.:

Charleston County Deputy Coroner Kelly Myers has identified the man who died yesterday as Wilfredo Barrios Jaldin, 42, of Bolivia.

The Post and Courier has the update as does NBC News 2.

First reporting:

One man is dead and another sustained injuries after scaffolding collapsed under them while working at the Laurens Place condominiums beside the Charleston Maritime Center in downtown Charleston.

The accident occurred around 4 p.m. yesterday. The man who died plunged to the ground and was pronounced dead at the scene while the other fell into the Charleston Harbor.

The Post and Courier has the most detailed post while Live News 5 has a couple of photographs from the scene.

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