Construction worker dies after falling 25 feet from roof in Wilder

WILDER, Ky. -- A construction worker died Wednesday afternoon while installing insulation to a future Wilder fitness center.

Robert Allgood, 53, was on the roof beams of the building under construction at 419 Licking Pike at about 3 p.m. when he lost his balance and fell 25 feet, authorities said.

Allgood, from Leesburg, Ohio, was an employee of Metal Systems in Milford. He sustained traumatic injuries from the fall, which resulted in his death, according to the Wilder Police Department.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was notified.

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