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Worker helping to put new roof on building died after fall in southeast Nebraska, sheriff says


RAYMOND, Nebraska — A 39-year-old man has died after falling to the ground while helping to put a new roof on a building in southeast Nebraska.

The accident occurred on Saturday evening about two miles northwest of Raymond. Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says Jason Oenbring, of Tecumseh, fell about 21 feet through an unsupported part of the roof. Wagner says Oenbring was flown to a Lincoln hospital and was pronounced dead there.

The accident is being investigated.

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