Jail Worker Dies At PCMH Six Days After Accident

A jail construction worker who fell last week has now died.

Onslow County Sheriff Ed Brown says Liandeo Molina passed away Monday morning at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Molina fell at the construction site last Tuesday morning, suffering a cracked skull.

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A fund has been set up to help the family of a worker who was critically injured in a fall at the Onslow County jail construction site.

Liandeo Molina suffered a cracked skull and remains at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

The man fell at the construction site Tuesday morning.

Sheriff Ed Brown has set up the fund to help Molina's wife and three children who are in Honduras.

If you would like to donate to the "Donations of Love" fund, you can send your contributions to:

Onslow County Sheriff's Office
701 Mill Avenue
Jacksonville, NC 28540

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A worker who fell Tuesday at a jail construction site remains in critical condition in a Greenville hospital with a cracked skull.

The accident happened around 10:00 a.m. at the site of the new Onslow County jail in Jacksonville.

The worker fell from the third floor to the second floor, onto the concrete floor.

He was flown by EastCare to Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

The construction company manager says the man's family in now en route from Honduras.

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A worker was seriously injured after he fell from a construction site at the new Onslow County jail.

The mishap happened around 10:00 a.m. at the site, which is directly behind the Onslow County Courthouse.

Sheriff Ed Brown said the worker fell from one story to the next and onto a concrete floor. Brown said initial reports he received that the worker fell three floors was incorrect.

The man was taken via an EastCare helicopter to Pitt County Memorial Hospital where he is in serious condition.

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  • by Shellie Location: Vanceboro, NC on Dec 19, 2009 at 09:36 AM
    This was a family member to me. Even though he was an immigrant, he was here to work and had the legal right here to work. It was a terrible accident. His job should be responsible to help pay for the family's expense and having him shipped back to Honduras. This was a hard working and super sweet man. Didn't deserve to die. He was getting ready to go back to Honduras on 12/17/2009 to see his family for Christmas. For those who criticize, may the Lord have mercy on you. For those who donate and have said prayers, God Bless you all!!!!
  • by SARS Location: Pitt County on Dec 14, 2009 at 10:05 AM
    Workers Comp does not help pay the family's travel expenses, food, etc. Now that he has died, Worker's Comp will not help pay funeral expenses, the families expenses to return home, etc.
  • by Anony Location: Greenville on Dec 14, 2009 at 09:46 AM
    The employer didnt ask for donations. It was the Sheriff of Onslow. Themans family is from Honduras, and do you have any sympathy for anyone. It is not always about ones self. I am sure it is for travel from Honduras to see there loved one. People please. Seek God.
  • by Anonymous on Dec 11, 2009 at 01:00 PM
    Check his status first... probably why he couldnt get insurance... not being mean about it, but seriously... check his immigrant status.
  • by Oh My! Location: Greenville on Dec 11, 2009 at 11:14 AM
    Why is the County, who should have insurance to cover employees who are hurt on the job, asking the public for donations? My employer doesn't ask the public for donations if someone in my company were to get hurt. How about charging the thugs who are jailed for money to help pay for one of their employees mishaps...its called workers comp!!
  • by curious Location: new bern on Dec 9, 2009 at 11:00 AM
    Don't people need to be tied on to something when they are at working in high places?
  • by Anonymous Location: Greenville on Dec 8, 2009 at 03:01 PM
    I'm working on the job and it is 20 feet at least from floor to floor it was realy bad.
  • by Anonymous on Dec 8, 2009 at 08:14 AM
    Thoughts and prayers to this person.

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