Suffolk police at the Hauppauge Regency Long Island on Saturday...

Suffolk police at the Hauppauge Regency Long Island on Saturday night where an employee fell to his death from an upper floor, authorities said. Credit: Stringer News Service

A worker at a Hauppauge hotel died Saturday night after falling to the ground from an upper floor, Suffolk police said.

David Lerner, 41, an employee of the Hyatt Regency Long Island on Motor Parkway, fell from an upper-floor window about 7:30 p.m., police said. Lerner, of Holbrook, was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital where he died, according to police.

A woman who answered the phone at the hotel Sunday morning said she had no comment.

The state Occupational Safety and Health Administration was notified and is investigating, according to Suffolk police.

Messages left with OSHA were not immediately returned.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on the incident to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392.

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