Man dies after falling from ladder at construction site in Taylors


GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – The Greenville County Coroner’s Office said a man working at a construction site in Taylors fell from a ladder and later died at an area hospital.

According to a coroner’s office news release, Denis V. Popa, 39, of Anderson, was working on a single-family residential construction site on Kirklen Lane around 8:35 a.m. when he fell from a ladder to the ground.

Popa was taken to the emergency department at Greer Memorial Hospital, where he later died just before 10 a.m.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Wednesday.

The coroner’s office said the cause and manner of Popa’s death are pending the results of the autopsy.

The coroner’s office and the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the case.

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