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Man dies in fall from roof while pressure washing

ORANGEBURG - Authorities said a man died after falling off a roof while pressure washing a house.

The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported Tuesday that 57-year-old James Farina fell about 10:15 a.m. Monday and was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Calhoun County Coroner Donnie Porth said Farina was helping his brother-in-law prepare a home for painting when he fell about 12 feet.

Porth said he believed it was an accident. An autopsy is scheduled.

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