Man dies af­ter fall­ing off roof in South Raw­don

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A 31-year-old man has died in a work­place ac­ci­dent at a home un­der con­struc­tion on Ash­dale Road in South Raw­don.

The man was shov­el­ling snow from the home’s roof Feb. 17.

Brook­lyn Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment mem­bers and paramedics were called to the scene shortly be­fore 9 a.m. The man was trans­ported to Hants Com- mu­nity Hos­pi­tal in Wind­sor, where he was pro­nounced de­ceased.

East Hants Dis­trict RCMP is in­ves­ti­gat­ing the mat­ter, and is be­ing as­sisted by mem­bers of the RCMP North­east Nova Ma­jor Crimes Unit, the RCMP Foren­sic Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion Sec­tion, the Nova Sco­tia Med­i­cal Ex­am­iner’s Of­fice, and the Nova Sco- tia Depart­ment of Labour and Ad­vanced Ed­u­ca­tion.

The man’s name has not been re­leased by po­lice.

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