Beecher City Man Killed in Worksite Fall in Macoupin County


Published on August 5 2014 9:13 am
Written by Wayne Moran

A Beecher City man is dead after falling from the roof of Southwestern High School in Piasa.

Killed was Jason Dye, 33, of Beecher City. Macoupin County Coroner Brad Targhetta pronounced Dye dead at the scene shortly after 12pm Monday.

Dye worked for Midstate Construction and Roofing Company in Beecher City, and was working with a crew on the school's roof in Piasa just before the fall. Piasa is a small community located east of Jerseyville and north of Alton.

OSHA officials are investigating the accident.

Funeral information for Jason Dye is located here.