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Burlington man dies after fall from ladder

Published: Jun. 28, 2021 at 11:57 PM EDT
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UNDERHILL, Vt. (WCAX) - A Burlington man died Monday after a fall from a ladder.

Police say Carlton Bernard Jones, 58, of Burlington, was painting a three-story house in Underhill when he lost his footing on a ladder and fell nearly 30 feet. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Bernard was employed by Goulet & Son Painting and Wallpapering.

The Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating. Police say the death does not appear to be suspicious. 

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