Man Dead After Fall from Barn Roof in Ogden

Man Dead After Fall from Barn Roof in Ogden


By Jordan Mazza

OGDEN, N.Y. — Ogden police have identified the man who died in an accident at a barn on Sunday.

Ogden Police Chief Chris Mears says 59-year-old Eugene Stein fell through the skylight while on the roof of a barn around 2:30 p.m. Sunday. He died at the scene.

Stein’s nephew R.J. says he believes he was performing maintenance, possibly related to the windstorm, on the top of the building when the accident happened.

He says his uncle will be remembered for his work ethic and humor.

“He was such a hard worker. He had the drive and motivation of a 20-year-old. It’s unreal,” said R.J. Stein, of Churchville. “He just cracked jokes and always tried to cheer you up if you were down. He just brought so much happiness into this world.”

R.J. Stein tells Spectrum News the family is still working on funeral arrangements.