By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A kite surfer who was fighting for his life at a Broward hospital died Wednesday afternoon after losing control and crashing into a building.

Chopper 4 was over the scene at Fort Lauderdale beach where the large red kite could be seen hanging off the roof of a buidling.

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Authorities told CBS4 that the kite surfer lost control and flew into the side of the building on North Atlantic Boulevard.

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Fire rescue transported the injured kite surfer to Broward Health in critical condition but he died a short time later.

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Authorities did not identify the kite surfer.

CBSMiami.com Team