- Associated Press - Monday, December 5, 2016

WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) - Police in Connecticut say a roofing contractor was killed and a co-worker was seriously injured when they fell off a roof at a three-story home that was under construction.

Police say the two men were working on a roof in the coastal town of Westport when they fell around 12:45 p.m. Sunday.

Emergency responders found 29-year-old Juan B. Rodriguez, of Stamford, dead at the scene. The other worker was hospitalized with injuries considered life-threatening.

Police say no foul play is suspected.

Police detectives and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating.


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