Published: Oct 11, 2010 5:22 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 11, 2010 2:22 PM EDT

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police are investigating the death of a maintenance worker who was killed while trying to repair an elevator at a South Beach building.

The accident occurred Monday morning, but it is unclear how the man died. His name has not been released.

Police said the man apparently lost his footing and fell behind the elevator while repairing it.

No other information was immediately available.