Man falls through roof & dies

A worker was walking on a roof of a Benoni warehouse when he the roof caved underneath him.

A worker fell through a Benoni warehouse and died.

JOHANNESBURG - A man died on Thursday, after he fell through a factory roof and plunged nearly six metres at a business complex in Benoni South.

It is believed the worker had been moving on the roof when he stepped on a weakened part of the structure.

Netcare 911's Jeff Wicks said paramedics found the man lying on a concrete floor.

"They arrived to find that he had fallen through a factory roof itself and plummeted to the floor below.

"He was found lying in a pool of blood. He suffered severe head trauma and died as a result."