Man Dies After Falling Through Sam's Club Roof

Technician fell nearly 12 feet through the roof of the Franklin Mills Circle store.

A technician working on an alarm system at a Northeast Philadelphia Sam's Club fell through the roof on Tuesday afternoon and died, according to police.

Robert Simmons, 55, of Edgewater Park, N.J. fell between 10 and 12 feet at the store at Franklin Mills Circle, said investigators.

Simmons suffered a head injury and died a short time later.

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