Police: Worker dead after fall from Westport roof

Westport police and federal safety officials are investigating after a roofing contractor was killed and a coworker was seriously hurt when they both fell from a three-story roof.



Police say it happened at a home near Compo Beach on Norwalk Avenue just before 1 p.m. Sunday.



According to police, emergency workers found one of the men dead at the scene while the second roofer was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.



Police say no foul play is suspected.


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