Construction worker killed after 20-foot fall

WILDER, KY (FOX19) - A construction worker died Wednesday after losing his balance at a site in Wilder, Kentucky.

Police say Robert Allgood, 53, was working at a fitness center under construction at 419 Licking Pike.

An employee with Metal Systems in Milford, he was on the roof beams installing insulation when he lost his balance and fell approximately 20-25 feet. Allgood, of Leesburg, Ohio, died from his injuries in the fall.

Wilder Police say the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been notified.

There is a push to prevent falls at construction sites organized by the Center for Construction Research and Training non-profit. You can learn more here - or on Facebook.

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