Man dies after falling from roof in Norfolk


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Norfolk police are investigating what appears to be a tragic accident early Monday morning.

Norfolk Fire-Rescue responded to 5610 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard just before 7 a.m. for the report of a man who had fallen off a roof. The address is listed online as CRW Parts, Inc. Medics arrived and located the victim, who was pronounced dead on scene. 

Police say no foul play is suspected; they are investigating this as an industrial accident.

The man’s name will be released once his family is notified.

10 On Your Side reached out to OSHA. A spokesperson said, “We have responded to the report and we are going to initiate an investigation. We have up to six months to issue any citations.”

The company where the accident happened had no comment.

Stay with WAVY for updates.

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