A crane hook plunged to the ground killing a construction worker when the cable snapped, according to police.
Workers were examining the damaged cable extending from the crane that was atop a several-stories-high unfinished building, but a full investigation will be launched.
The name of the worker has not been released, pending family notification.
The worker was a subcontractor for TXI and the crane was provided by Lewis Equipment Co.
Officials from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the cause of the deadly crane accident . Work has been halted at the high-rise condominium site until the investigation is complete.