Coroner: Bluffton contractor falls through skylight, dies

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Officials say a contractor working at a Bluffton warehouse fell through a skylight and died Thursday.

According to the Beaufort County Coroner’s Office, the incident happened just after 9:00 a.m. at a building on Fording Island Road.

The coroner said the contractor, identified as Hugo Hernan Nochitta, was working on the roof of the warehouse when he fell through the skylight into the building.

Nochitta was 46 years old and was a Bluffton resident. The coroner would not disclose the name of the company Nochitta was working for.

An autopsy will be performed on Friday.

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