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Man flown to hospital after falling from roof in Jefferson Twp.

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Newark man was flown to a hospital after falling from a roof Tuesday morning in Jefferson Township.

At around 10:12 a.m., first responders were dispatched to 5669 Berkshire Valley Road for a report of a man who had fallen approximately 25 feet off of the roof, according to Jefferson Township Police Lieutenant William Kropp .

The 44-year-old man, whose name was not released, was putting plywood on a new roof when a gust of wind caused him to lose his balance and fall to the parking lot, Kropp said.

The man sustained injuries to his legs and head. He was flown to Morristown Medical Center, Kropp said.

Assisting at the scene was the Jefferson Township Police Department, Milton First Aid Squad, Milton First Aid Squad, St. Clare’s Paramedics, Jefferson Fire Co#1, and Jefferson OEM.

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