A Henning man died last week after falling through a skylight that was covered in snow.The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim on Monday as 63-year-old David Brutlag.
According to authorities, Brutlag was working on the roof of a building north of Henning Thursday afternoon, when he stepped on a snow-covered skylight. The skylight gave way and Brutlag fell approximately 20 feet.
Life-saving efforts were performed at the scene. Brutlag was eventually taken to Tri-County Health Care in Wadena where he died. The sheriff’s office described the incident as an “unfortunate accident.”