Worker dies after falling through roof in the Heights

HOUSTON - Authorities are investigating a man's death after he fell through the roof of a building the Houston Heights.

It happened around 11 a.m. Tuesday at the motor sports building on W. 11th Street and Lamelia Lane.

Houston police say a worker was putting materials on the roof when he fell. Officials did not say what he was doing on the roof at the time of the accident.

The worker was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he died.

The victim's name was not immediately released.

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