House Framer in Colorado Dies After Fall

Coroner’s officials say a construction worker who fell from the roof of a house in Fort Collins, Colo., 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.