Surrey steel worker falls to his death

28-year-old man fell 50 feet onto a concrete pad at a job site in Newton.

A man died when he fell from the roof of this building

A man died when he fell from the roof of this building

A steel worker has fallen to his death at a construction workplace in Newton.

On Thursday morning, a 28-year-old man was installing insulation atop a construction site in the 8700 block of 130 Street.

The worker fell and plunged more than 15 metres (50 feet) onto a concrete pad.

He succumbed to his injuries.

WorkSafeBC has assigned an investigator to find out what exactly occurred at the site.

Further information will be posted as it becomes known.

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