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O’FALLON, Ill. (AP) – Federal workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a roofer who fell from a southwestern Illinois home.

Authorities say 36-year-old Joel Ponce-Luna of O’Fallon died at a hospital Wednesday shortly after the fall at a job site in his hometown.

Investigators say Ponce-Luna was part of a crew installing a roof on a new home.

It isn’t immediately clear what company employed Ponce-Luna.

O’Fallon police are investigating with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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