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Durban man slips and fall from roof

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Weekend came with tragedy for the families of man who fell from a roof while working in Durban.


The man died after plunging six metres from a roof on Saturday.

“It appears the man, believed to be working on the roof, had somehow lost his balance and fallen approximately six metres to the ground below.”

“Paramedics found the man to have sustained critical injuries.”

“Advanced life support paramedics worked to stabilise him on scene, however the man went into cardiac arrest,” said Jamieson.

Jamieson said despite all the efforts of the paramedics to bring him back to life, the man later died on the scene.

“At this stage the events leading up to the fall are unknown.”

Jamieson said the police members were already on the scene.

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