Fall Victim Identified as Burlington Man

A 52-YEAR OLD MAN WHO FELL FROM A ROOF HE WAS WORKING ON THURSDAY MORNING TO THE SIDEWALK BELOW HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS JAY EHRET OF BURLINGTON.

 

HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD ABOUT AN HOUR LATER AT GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER.   AUTHORITIES NOW SAY EHRET WAS REACHING FOR A NAIL GUN ON TOP OF 15-26 AIRLANE DRIVE JUST BEFORE 10:15 WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED.   WHEN THE AMBULANCE ARRIVED, HE WAS UNRESPONSIVE.

 

FIRE CHIEF MATT TREXEL SAYS EHRET FELL ABOUT 25 FEET.

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