Worker Falls To Death At Texas Indoor Arena

SAN ANTONIO (April 6, 2013)--A man who fell to his death while working at an indoor arena in San Antonio indoor arena has been identified as Dean Williams, 44, of Houston.

Williams was working on a catwalk above a stage at the AT&T Center around 2 a.m. Friday when he fell 70 to 100 feet as others worked to disassemble the stage.

Paul Berry, spokesman for the Bexar County Sheriff's Office, says Williams had been wearing a safety harness connected to a safety line, but disconnected it to step around a beam, where he intended to reconnect to another safety line on the other side.

That’s when Williams lost his balance and fell, authorities said.