Contractor injured during Gulfview Hotel relocation dies

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A man critically injured during the relocation of the Gulfview Hotel has died. A spokesperson for the City of Fort Walton Beach said Phillip Deheart succumbed to his injuries.

He fell from a bucket truck while working on cable lines during the relocation. Fort Walton Beach Police say he was wearing a safety harness but was not secured to the bucket.

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