Coroner identifies construction worker who died after fall from two-story building

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- CHULA VISTA (CNS) - The Coroner's Office Thursday identified a 38-year-old man who was fatally injured when he fell while installing telecommunication lines on the roof of a two-story commercial building in Chula Vista.

The victim was identified as Matthew Vukasovich of Corona in Riverside County, according to the coroner's office.

None of his co-workers saw Vukasovich go over the side about 1 p.m. Wednesday, said Lt. John Autolino of the Chula Vista Police Department.

Authorities says he worked for Motive Energy and fell about 30 feet while working at a construction site in the 1400 block of Ridgeback Road.

A passerby saw Vukasovich fall from the roof and called 911. Paramedics rushed him to Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, where he died from his injuries at 1:05 p.m. Wednesday, according to the coroner's office.

Cal/OSHA will investigate the workplace death.

Google Map for coordinates 32.646285 by -117.004636.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.