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Worker injured in 20-foot fall from rooftop

Emergency personnel were called to the north side of Lake Lida, near Pelican Rapids, last week after 55-year-old Timothy Pierce fell 20 feet from a rooftop. He suffered injuries to his face and shoulder and was taken to Perham Health.

Pierce, working as a contractor, was placing plywood sheeting when he lost footing and fell from the roof at around 4 p.m. Nov. 15. He was transported to Perham Health by Pelican Rapids ambulance personnel. The Dent Rescue Squad provided assistance at the scene of the accident.