Construction worker dies in accident at Rosemark Academy - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Construction worker dies in accident at Rosemark Academy

A Mississippi man died Monday after he fell off a stepladder at Rosemark Academy, officials with the Shelby County Sheriff's Department said. 

According to a press release, Henry Scott, 47, of Byhalia, fell as he was working on a new addition of the school at 8696 Rosemark Road in North Shelby County.

Investigators said Scott was about nine feet off the ground when he fell forward and hit his head.

Co-workers were unable to revive Scott, who was pronounced dead a short time later at Methodist Hospital North.

Sheriff’s detectives ruled Scott’s death an accident.  Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigators are also looking into the circumstances of Scott’s death.

The accident happened just after noon.

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