Worker dies outside World Cup venue in Brazil

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FILE - This Dec. 10, 2013 file photo shows an aerial view of the Arena da Amazonia stadium in Manaus, Brazil. A worker was injured in an accident outside this World Cup stadium, local organizers said Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Organizers in charge of the stadium's construction said the worker was hurt while dismantling a crane that was used to install the roof. (AP Photo/Renata Brito, File)

SAO PAULO (AP) -- Local organizers say that a worker was killed in an accident outside the World Cup stadium in the Brazilian jungle city of Manaus.

Officials in charge of the city's preparations said the worker died while dismantling a crane that was used to install the roof of the Arena da Amazonia.

It is the third death of a worker in or near the stadium in Manaus.

Eric Gamboa, a spokesman for the local government department organizing the World Cup in the city, said the man's name was not being immediately released, but confirmed that he worked for Portuguese company Martifer.

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