- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 2, 2016

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - A construction worker died after he fell from the roof of the Vicksburg Convention Center.

The Vicksburg Post reports (https://bit.ly/2asZPX5 ) that the worker fell at about 12:55 p.m. Tuesday.

Convention center Executive Director Annette Kirklin says workers were fixing minor problems on the roof. The man worked Malone Construction Co. of Jackson, Mississippi.

Vicksburg police Lt. Troy Kimble says investigators were told the man was working on flashing on the roof when he fell.

An autopsy was ordered, according to Ronald C. Regan, deputy Warren County coroner.

The man’s name was withheld pending notification of his family.


Information from: The Vicksburg Post, https://www.vicksburgpost.com

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