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Police, EMS Respond after Male Falls From Height in Lawrenceville

Date: January 17, 2023
Incident Type: Fall from height
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 2 were dispatched to the 200 block of 38th Street before 6:15 p.m. following 9-1-1 calls for a male who had fallen approximately 30 feet from a rooftop.

Responding officers located an unresponsive male on the street below a building under construction. Medics from Pittsburgh EMS pronounced him deceased on scene.

The victim's brother told police the two had been working on the roof together at the time.

Major Crimes detectives were on scene. No foul play is suspected.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz