McAllen man drowns in Corpus Christi construction accident

A 61-year-old man drowned after falling off a construction platform in the Tule Lake Channel in Corpus Christi, according to the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.

Corpus Christi Fire Department crews were called to the channel at about 10:20 a.m. Saturday, Assistant Fire Chief Kenneth Erben told the Caller-Times. The man, identified as Raul Godoy of McAllen, was working with two others when the scaffolding he was tied to came loose, Erben said.

No other injuries were reported.