DUXBURY, Mass. – Police have identified Eric Anthony of Hanover as the worker who died Tuesday after he fell from the roof of a house under construction on Powder Point Avenue.
Lt. Nicholas Chubb said Wednesday that Anthony, who was 52, fell from the roof of the house at 326 Powder Point Ave. shortly before 7:45 a.m. Tuesday.
Anthony was unconscious but breathing when first responders arrived, Duxbury Fire Chief Kevin Nord said Tuesday. Chubb said Anthony was taken to South Shore Hospital in Weymouth and died there.
The incident is being investigated by Duxbury and State Police detectives and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The house where Anthony fell is a few hundred feet from the Powder Point Bridge, which leads to Long Island and Duxbury Beach.
Ted Fitzgerald, a spokesman for OSHA's Boston office, said the department began an inspection of the job site Tuesday.
"The inspection is ongoing," Fitzgerald said.
The agency has up to six months to conduct its review.
By The Patriot Ledger
DUXBURY – A worker died after a fall at a construction site at 326 Powder Point Ave. on Tuesday morning, according to police.
Duxbury police and fire responded at 7:45 a.m. to reports that a worker had been injured after they fell from the roof of a house under construction. When first responders arrived he was unconscious but breathing, fire Chief Kevin Nord said.
The victim was transported to South Shore Hospital where he later died. Fire Chief Kevin Nord estimated the man to be in his 50s.
The incident is under investigation by Duxbury and State Police detectives, as well as Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigators, police said.
"Right now we aren't releasing any more information on the fall or the victim," Duxbury Police Lt. Lewis Chubb said.