Police: Man dies after falling at construction site in JCC

Photo: James City County police

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A 60-year-old man died Tuesday morning after falling at a construction site in James City County.

Deputy Chief Stephen Rubino with JCC police says incident happened at a new home that was under construction in the 4700 block Fenton Mill Road. Emergency responders were called to the house around 9:40 a.m.

Police say, William Joseph Jowers, a construction worker, was sanding on the second floor when he lost his balance and fell to the floor below onto a staircase.

Jowers was then taken to Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Police are ruling this as an accident but it is still under investigation.