Victims ID’d in Amazon incident
Suffolk Police have identified the two men killed in an industrial accident on Aug. 29 at a North Suffolk construction site.
Salvador Jovel Serrano, 32, of the Republic of Honduras, and Jose Roberto Cuevas-Macias, 34, of Mexico, died in the accident at the Amazon construction site in the 2000 block of Northgate Commerce Parkway.
The accident happened at 2:13 p.m. that day on the site of the future robotics fulfillment center. The fulfillment center, when finished, will be the largest industrial building in Virginia, and the second-largest building overall to the Pentagon. The $230 million facility will have a footprint of 822,833 square feet, and at 95 feet high and four-and-a-half stories tall, will have 3.8 million square feet of space overall.
The Conlan Company, which has been contracted to build the fulfillment center in Suffolk, was cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in February for a “serious” violation at the construction site for an Amazon robotics fulfillment center in Stone Mountain, Ga.
The investigation is still ongoing, and no additional information is available for release, according to a city press release.