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Man, 46, dies after falling from roof next to apartment

April 3, 2021 GMT

ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y. (AP) — A man died Friday after falling off of the roof of a two-story building in upstate New York, state police said.

Daniel Langill, 46, may have suffered a medical episode or lost his balance while on a roof adjacent to his Alexandria Bay apartment, state police said.

He fell around 5:45 p.m. and was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Alexandria Bay, a village with around 1,000 residents, is on the St. Lawrence River. It’s located about 100 miles (161 kilometers) north of Syracuse.