CHESAPEAKE, Va. — A 25-year-old man died in an industrial accident Monday in Chesapeake after falling while working at United Rentals.
The accident reportedly happened in the 4000 block of Bainbridge Blvd around 8 a.m., according to the Chesapeake Fire Department.
Firefighters reported the man fell through a skylight and onto items below. The man, a temp service employee, was employed by Allied Services, who was hired to complete roof work.
A Nightingale air ambulance was called but the man died from his injuries before being taken to the hospital, fire officials said.
The victim has been identified as 25-year-old Shawn Spears of Virginia Beach.
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) is currently investigating the accident.