Lambton – Man dies after falling from roof

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(LAMBTON, ON) – On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 at just after 11:30 a.m., Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Lambton County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Petrolia Fire Department was dispatched to an address in the 5000 block of Rokeby Line, Enniskillen Township regarding a labour related accident.

Emergency responders attended the location where initial investigation revealed that a 56-year-old male party had been working on a roof approximately 20-25 feet high. For reasons unknown, the male suddenly fell off the roof landing on the ground below.

The male was transported to the hospital by EMS where he was later pronounced dead.

The Ministry of Labour was notified and will be investigating the incident with the assistance of the Lambton OPP.  The identity of the deceased is being withheld at this time.