EAST NEW MARKET, Md. (AP) — The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office say a man died after he fell through the roof of his home.

Deputies say 76-year-old Howard Webster Rickwood was applying a coating to his roof in East New Market last week. WBOC-TV reports that authorities say he stepped on a skylight that was made of fiberglass and fell through the roof to a concrete floor.

Deputies say Rickwood was pronounced dead at the scene.

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