Man dies after falling off ladder


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Alton, Texas (KVEO)—Police says an 82-year-old man died after falling off a ladder in Alton on Tuesday.

According to a news release, the Alton police department was called to La India Restaurant and Bakery at 3315 E. Main Avenue.

When officers arrived, they saw a man identified as Juan M. Valadez unresponsive.

Officers determined Valadez had fallen from a ladder that was on the exterior wall of the restaurant of the business. Justice of the Peace Luis Garza arrived to the scene and pronounced Valadez dead.

The release says an autopsy has been ordered and that the case remains under investigation.

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