Pedro Gonzalez, 42, of West Chester, Ohio, was working for an industrial roofing company in Ohio when he fell through the skylight of a store in Columbus at 2:20 p.m. Tuesday.
Authorities say a roofer died after falling through a skylight at a Sam’s Club in southern Indiana.
The fall from the skylight, according to Bartholomew County Coroner Clayton Nolting, was 40 to 50 feet.
Gonzalez was standing near the skylight when he slipped and fell through it, according to investigators.
He had several fractures in his head and spine, according to X-rays. Gonzalez was declared dead on the spot.