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Fort Collins Colorado construction worker death

Department: Coroner
Release Date: Nov 7, 2012

Contact Information:

Larimer County Coroner
Investigator James MacNaughton
495 N Denver Avenue
Loveland, CO 80537
(970) 679-4517

The construction worker who fell from the roof of a house in the 300 block of Osiander Street, Fort Collins, Colorado yesterday, November 6, 2012, has been identified as 40 year old Joseph John Weigand of Fort Collins, Colorado.

An autopsy was performed this morning, November 7, 2012 by James A. Wilkerson, IV, MD, who determined manner and cause of death as:

Manner of Death is Accident

Cause of Death is blunt force head and neck injuries

Description of How Injury Occurred:  House framer fell from roof through stairwell to concrete basement, striking head.

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