Police release identity of man killed in workplace accident

According to an officer on the scene, there was an accidental death at a plaza in Old Town where a Sun Tan City is located. Police tape was located around an area in front of a construction site next to the tanning salon.
According to an officer on the scene, there was an accidental death at a plaza in Old Town where a Sun Tan City is located. Police tape was located around an area in front of a construction site next to the tanning salon.
Posted Dec. 06, 2013, at 1:26 p.m.
Last modified Dec. 06, 2013, at 2:25 p.m.

OLD TOWN, Maine — Police have released the identity of a 32-year-old Bangor man killed in a workplace accident Thursday night.

Old Town police Sgt. Michael Hashey confirmed Friday the deceased man is Jon Atwood.

Police were called to 601 Stillwater Ave. shortly after 3:30 p.m. after it was reported a man had fallen off a building.

Atwood was working with a crew installing a roof when he lost his balance and fell head-first to the concrete, a 15-foot drop.

Hashey said police are working with the Medical Examiner’s office and OSHA as the investigation continues.

Police are calling the incident an accidental death. Atwood was pronounced dead at the scene.

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