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FATALITY: FALL FROM LADDER

Roofer died during roofline operations on domestic property

It has been reported by the North Wales Daily Post that a roofer died after falling from a ladder at Llandudno in North Wales. Gethin William Kirwan, aged 35, suffered fatal head injuries whilst working for the North Wales Cladding.

The North Wales central coroner, opened and adjourned an inquest in Wrexham into the death. Dr Mark Atkinson conducted a post-mortem examination and gave the cause of death as head trauma. North Wales Police and HSE are investigating the incident.

A local witness told the NWDP:

“It happened several doors away from us. We heard that the man fell into the front garden. It was a horrible, freak accident. I can’t imagine what it must have been like for the woman who lives at the house. I heard she was very shook up and another neighbour went round to comfort her.”

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