June 4, 2014 6:04 pm
Updated: June 4, 2014 6:06 pm

Saskatchewan man does not survive after falling off roof

Fifty-four-year-old man does not survive fall off roof near the community of Springwater, Sask.

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BIGGAR, Sask. – A man did not survive after he fell off a roof near the community of Springwater, Sask. on Tuesday.

Around 11:30 a.m., emergency services were called a workplace accident at a residence near the community of Springwater, Sask.

A 54-year-old man was found with an apparent severe head injury.

Investigators say two men were doing roofing work at the residence, when one of them fell backwards off the roof.

Perry K. McBee, of Biggar, succumbed to his injuries at hospital waiting for STARS air ambulance.

A coroner has seen the victim and an autopsy is not required.

RCMP do not consider his death suspicious.

The investigation has been handed over to Occupational Health and Safety.

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