An American man has been reported dead after he fell off while hanging Christmas lights with his son.
Wftv.com reports that Felipe Gallagos, 39 died Saturday after he fell while hanging Christmas lights for a client.
Gallegos fell from a roof Saturday night while hanging the decorations with his 17-year-old son, KXASreported. According to the Tarrant County medical examiner, Gallegos suffered a skull and chest fracture. He was pronounced dead at an area hospital, the television station reported.
Gallegos and his wife ran a business hanging Christmas lights and also washed windows professionally, WFAA reported.
“He was just an all-around great person,” Gallegos’ wife, Alisha Flick, told the television station. “He always had a smile on his face, and he was always goofy and he was always making everybody laugh.”
A Rhome man died this weekend while hanging Christmas lights.
He was a husband and father, just 39 years old.
I spoke with Felipe Gallegos wife who was there when it happened….
“We heard something and I got out and I went over there and he was laying on the concrete.” pic.twitter.com/ijhVFK37ZY
— Alex Rozier (@RozierReports) December 2, 2019
Flick told WFAA she was working with her son in the front yard of a home while Gallegos worked in the backyard.
“And then we heard something, and I got out and I went over there, and he was laying on the concrete,” Flick told the television station. “He was saying, ‘Help me, help me,’ and so I called 911.”