Construction Worker Falls from Jefferson Roof, Sustains Serious Injuries

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A construction worker sustained serious injuries after falling off the roof of a building in Jefferson on Wednesday morning. According to the New Jersey Herald, the unnamed man was flown to Morristown Medical Center with injuries to his head and legs.

Jefferson Lt. William Kropp told the newspaper that the man was putting plywood on a new roof at 5669 Berkshire Valley Road when a gust of wind caused him to lose his balance. The 44-year-old fell 25 feet to the parking lot.

First responders included Jefferson Officer Chelsea Parisi, the Milton First Aid Squad and ALS, the Jefferson Office of Emergency Management and Jefferson Fire Co. #1.

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