Roofer injured after falling from ATV at Chili school

(WHAM photo)

Chili, N.Y. (WHAM) - A roofing contractor who was on an ATV was injured after falling from a school roof in Chili Tuesday morning.

Monroe County Sheriff's deputies were called to St. Pius X School on Chili Avenue around 7:30 a.m.

Deputies said a 41-year-old man was repairing the roof at the school and using a small ATV to transport roofing materials to the roof. The throttle on the ATV became stuck and the man fell off the roof, dropping approximately 10-12 feet.

According to deputies, the man was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital to be checked for possible broken ribs and internal injuries.

The man is expected to recover.

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