Sanford Worker Falls to His Death


Sanford Worker Falls to His Death


A Sanford worker, Thomas Jacobs, 60, of Lugoff, S.C., fell to his death on Wednesday at the Tractor Supply Company in Sanford.


Jacobs was working on a tornado damaged building when a weak spot in the roof collapsed.


His body was discovered on Wednesday around 12:40 p.m. by a patrol officer. The office had noticed a vehicle parked next to the building. The building had been vacant since the tornado on April 16.


Jacobs was a contractor. According to the report it is believed he fell about 20 feet.


The accident is being investigated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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