Roofer falls to his death

Worker fell 20 feet to his death while working

Published On: Oct 04 2012 10:50:38 AM EDT
COLUMBUS, Ga. -

Authorities say a roofing worker fell 20 feet to his death while working at a Columbus warehouse.

Muscogee County Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley tells The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer that the worker was pronounced dead at a hospital about an hour after the fall on Wednesday.

The worker was identified as 34-year-old Gary Vielweber, an employee of Allstate Roofing Co.

Authorities say he fell through the roof of the warehouse building on Cargo Drive.