House Framer In Fort Collins Dies After Fall

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Coroner’s officials say a construction worker who fell from the roof of a house in Fort Collins died after striking his head.

The Larimer County coroner’s office said Wednesday that 40-year-old Joseph John Weigand of Fort Collins died of head and neck injuries. Coroner’s officials say the house framer fell from the roof of the home Tuesday, through a stairwell to the concrete basement.

His death was ruled an accident.

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