Contractor dies near Frankford workspace

A 52-year-old construction worker fell to his death yesterday morning near the Globe Dye Works complex in Frankford.

The man, whose identity and hometown were not disclosed by police, was working on a roof, through which he fell on the 4500-block of Worth Street.

It’s the same block that has seen heavy development to the 11-building campus that was once the home to a fifth-generation textile manufacturing plant and has now been re-purposed for mixed-use residential and commercial space.

NEast Philly could not independently confirm that the worker was with the Globe Dye Works project.

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