Florida roofer dies after falling 40 feet

DELAND — Authorities say a Central Florida roofer died after falling through a skylight and hitting the concrete floor 40 feet below.

DeLand police report that 56-year-old Pedro Alaya and two other men were working on the roof of a commercial building Thursday morning when Alaya fell.

Police say Alaya suffered head injuries and died at the scene.

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