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Newfoundland worker critical after falling through roof

The 20-year-old man was repairing the roof over Glamox Lighting Corp.

June 17, 2015  by The Associated Press

TREPASSEY, N.L.—A construction worker in eastern Newfoundland was listed in critical condition in hospital after he fell through a roof he was working on in Trepassey.

RCMP say the 20-year-old man was repairing the roof over Glamox Lighting Corp. when he stepped through a transparent plastic tile and fell about six metres to the building’s concrete floor around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

The injured man was air-lifted to the Health Sciences Centre in St. John’s.

Police did not release his name.

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