A construction worker killed while working on a site in Pigeon Forge has been identified.

The Pigeon Forge Police Department said Ancelmo Velazquez River, 48, of Morristown died after a sign fell and struck him Thursday.

Authorities on scene told Channel 10 that it happened in the plaza that includes Papa John's, Chocolate Monkey, Four Sisters Old Time Photo, Shoneys, and Kinkaku Japanese Steak House on the 3100 block of the Parkway.

The sign investigators say fell was for Kinkaku Japanese Steak House.

Police said it's investigating the incident and the Tennessee Occupational Safety Administration has been notified.

WBIR