HAVERHILL, Mass. (AP) — Officials have identified the construction worker who died after falling down an elevator shaft in Massachusetts as 41-year-old Carlos Ortiz.
The Essex district attorney’s office says Ortiz was working on the roof of a nine-story building in Haverhill Tuesday morning when he fell.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Ortiz worked for Progressive Roofing of Haverhill.
A spokeswoman for the district attorney’s office says state police and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating.
Haverhill is located on the New Hampshire state line.