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Police: Rochester maintenance worker dies after falling off hotel roof

A maintenance worker at a Rochester hotel fell off the roof and died Friday while performing work on an air conditioning system.

Posted: Apr. 22, 2019 9:42 AM
Updated: Apr. 22, 2019 6:10 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. - A maintenance worker at a Rochester hotel fell off a roof and died Friday while performing work on an air conditioning system.
Authorities say 58-year-old Scott Pelnar, of Rochester, died after falling off the roof of the Brentwood Inn and Suites (123 4th Ave. SW) at around 9:15 a.m.
Pelnar was putting in new filters for the AC system when he tripped and fell off the four-story building, according to authorities.

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