- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 3, 2016

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - Authorities have identified the construction worker who died after falling from the roof of the Vicksburg Convention Center.

Warren County Deputy Coroner Ronald Regan tells WLBT-TV (https://bit.ly/2aPdJZ7) that 29-year-old James Michael Pace of Pelahatchie died Tuesday afternoon. Pace worked for Malone Construction Co. out of Jackson.

Vicksburg Convention Center Executive Director Annette Kirklin previously told the Vicksburg Post that workers were fixing minor problems on the roof.

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

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Information from: WLBT-TV, https://www.wlbt.com


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