Henning Man Dies While Working On Roof

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.”

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