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Man Who Fell From Helipad Dies

Man Who Fell From Helipad Dies

SPOKANE, WA A man died Friday afternoon when he fell from the rooftop helicopter pad at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.

Major Crimes detectives from the Spokane Police Department were on the scene just west of the hospital’s emergency room Friday afternoon. Police received the initial call around 12:30 p.m., said Spokane Police Officer Josh Laiva.

Police do not suspect foul play, Laiva said.

Laiva said there were multiple witnesses who were speaking with police.

It’s unclear how the man reached the helicopter pad, which is on the roof of the hospital’s main tower.

Updated information is available at the Spokesman-Review.


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