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Construction Worker Identified After Fatal 2-Story Fall

A construction worker who died from injuries from a two-story fall in Chula Vista has been identified. 

Matthew Vukasovich, 38, died on the day before Thanksgiving when he fell off a building on the 4000 block of Fifth Avenue, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's office. The victim was a married man who lived with his wife in Corona, Calif. 

At the time, he was completing work installing telecommunication lines on the roof of a business, the ME's office said. A witness saw the man fall from the roof. 

The man fell approximately 30 to 35 feet, police said. 

It is unclear what injuries he suffered. Medics on scene took him to Scripps Mercy Hospital's Emergency Apartment. Despite attempts at resuscitation, he was pronounced dead. 

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