Worker injured in fall from Fisher Hall roof

May 29, 2012 5:56 p.m.

A 55-year-old contractor broke his ankle when he fell 20 feet from the roof of Fisher Hall dormitory in Whitman College at about 4:24 p.m. today. The man was installing sound equipment for a Reunions event.

The Department of Public Safety, Princeton Fire Department, Princeton Borough Police Department, and the Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad responded to the incident. A rescue team stabilized the injured man and lowered him to the ground at 5:20 p.m. An ambulance took him to the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro.