Worker Dies After Fall From Roof in Herndon

HERNDON, Va. — Police are investigating the death of a worker who fell from the roof of a Herndon building.

Herndon police Lt. Jim Moore says the man was working on the roof of the building on Herndon Parkway when he lost his footing and fell Monday afternoon. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue took the man to a nearby hospital, but he did not survive.

The man’s name, age and hometown were not immediately released. Police also did not give details about what the man was doing before the fall.

Police say the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is also investigating the man’s death.

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