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SALEM, SC - A man from Salem was killed during a construction accident in Oconee County Monday afternoon.

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said that 56-year-old Jerry Wayne Kelly, of Central, was pronounced dead at the scene on Blue Water Lane in Salem, near the Oconee-Pickens county line.

According to Addis, Kelly was a self-employed painter and was doing work at the home when he fell 22-24 feet from a ladder. Addis said that the investigation showed that the ladder was leaning against a wall on the top of a scaffold when it fell. Kelly then fell down a stairwell to the main floor level of the two story home.

An autopsy will be performed Tuesday to see if a medical condition may have contributed to the death.
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