54-year-old Moises Orella Ramos of Atlanta died after being run over by a front-end loader at a construction site in Santa Rosa Beach.
Ramos walked in front of the front-end loader on Wednesday on an access driver to the Topsail Apartments. He was pronounced dead at the scene by rescue workers.
Crews have been working on the apartment complex since October 2012.
There was no word on why Ramos was at the construction site.