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Worker dies after fall from West Town roof

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A construction worker died after falling off a roof in the West Town neighborhood Saturday morning.

Filiberto Herrera-Mendez, 46, was part of a work crew at a construction site in the 400 block of North Morgan Street when he fell through a hatch or hole in the roof about 9:15 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

He fell about 35 feet, according to police.

Herrera-Mendez, of the 3600 block of South Wolcott Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:36 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.

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