PONTIAC, MI – At approximately 3:10PM on Monday April 23rd, 2018, Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Waterford Regional Fire Department responded to an address in the 1700 block of N. Stirling Avenue on the report of a subject who had fallen approximately 20 feet from the roof of his residence and who was not responsive.
Paramedics rendered medical attention to the victim. It was learned that the 61-year-old man had been removing leaves from the gutters with a leaf blower when he fell from the roof. He was transported to McLaren-Oakland Hospital where he was pronounced deceased by a hospital physician.
Deputies photographed and processed the scene. There was no sign of foul play and a utility ladder was found placed against an outside wall. The Oakland County Medical Examiner’s Office was notified of the incident.
The incident remains under investigation.