Officials Identify Worker Who Fell Down Elevator Shaft in Massachusetts

December 21, 2018

Officials have identified the construction worker who died after falling down an elevator shaft in Massachusetts as 41-year-old Carlos Ortiz.

The Essex district attorney’s office says Ortiz was working on the roof of a nine-story building in Haverhill morning when he fell.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Ortiz worked for Progressive Roofing of Haverhill.

A spokeswoman for the district attorney’s office says state police and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating.

Haverhill is located on the New Hampshire state line.

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