Man Seriously Injured After Falling Off Of Barn Roof

Man Seriously Injured After Falling Off Of Barn Roof

by WHIZ Reporter on January 31, 2012 at 9:35 am

A man was seriously injured following a farm accident Tuesday in Muskingum County.

72 year-old Wayne Funk was doing roof work shortly before 5 p.m. on a barn at 9225 Norfield Road outside of Adamsville.

According to Captain Jeff Lecoq of the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office, Funk, along with his son and grandson, were fixing the roof of a barn that had been damaged by wind, when he fell nearly 14 feet to the ground.

Grandson, Adam Funk tells WHIZ he called 9-1-1 and administered CPR until help arrived.

Wayne Funk was transported by the Adamsville Community Volunteer Fire Department to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital.
There is no word yet on Funk’s condition.