Man Hurt by 400-Pound Roofing Rolls on Michigan Construction Site

March 16, 2012

Authorities say a man was injured after being pinned by 400-pound roofing rolls at a West Michigan construction site.

The Grand Rapids Press reports 69-year-old Robert Gray of Fairbanks was delivering roofing material Tuesday in Ottawa County’s Zeeland Township when some rolls broke free on a trailer.

Authorities say a forklift driver lifted the rolls off of Gray. The sheriff’s department says Gray was hospitalized in stable condition with head and leg injuries.

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