CREST HILL (CBS) –A 60-year-old man died after falling 40 feet at a job site Friday afternoon in southwest suburban Crest Hill.
Emergency responders were called about 2:55 p.m. after Brian Cummings of Des Plaines fell while working at Rich Products, 21511 Division St., according to Crest Hill police and the Will County coroner’s office. Cummings was a subcontractor doing electrical work when he fell about 40 feet while standing on an industrial refrigerator.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Lead Detective In Investigation Explains On Witness Stand How Smollett Went From Victim To Suspect
Cummings was taken to Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet where he was pronounced dead, according to the coroner’s office. An autopsy on Saturday found he suffered multiple injuries due to a fall, but a final ruling on his cause and manner of death was pending an investigation by police and other officials.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Slight Chance For Rain Wednesday Morning, Warmer During Day
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said they were notified of the death, but could not provide additional information while the incident was under investigation.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
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