School janitor injured in fall through skylight

A janitor was injured Tuesday morning when he fell through a skylight at a school building.
WZZM-TV
Mar 4, 2014

The incident happened at an Ottawa Area Intermediate School District building on 96th Avenue.

The janitor was on the roof looking into a heating problem. Ottawa County Sheriff’s deputies said he didn't see the skylight because of the snow-covered roof and fell through it and down 15 feet to ground.

A district spokesperson said the 56-year-old man landed on a covered cement walkway outside. School nurses brought blankets to keep the man covered while an ambulance was on the way.

The man was working at Ottawa Area Center, a school for students with special learning challenges.
 

Post a Comment

Log in to your account to post comments here and on other stories, galleries and polls. Share your thoughts and reply to comments posted by others. Don't have an account on GrandHavenTribune.com? Create a new account today to get started.