A man died after falling off a roof this morning in Wilkes County. According to the Wilkes Sherrifs Office 72 year old Roby Dale Brooks of the Thurmond Community fell 10 to 12 feet from the roof of the Thurmond Community Center onto a concrete sidewalk. Reports are Brooks suffered severe head injuries.
Brooks had volunteered to work on the building’s gutters. The accident happened around 8:15 am. Another man also doing volunteer work with Brooks called 911, Brooks died on the scene