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Man Who Fell to His Death Through Office Skylight Was Flying a Kite

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While a workplace where you can fly a kite in the office sounds like a great thing, sadly for one Bellflower man, the typical wind-driven good times ended with a fatal 30-foot-fall in his Santa Fe Springs office.

Perry Wayne Isham, 53, a 15-year employee of Southern California Valve Co. fell through a skylight at his office on the afternoon of June 7th, a company rep said today, according to L.A. Now. Isham was not on the clock at the time, having been working a half-day, and was "not performing work-related duties" when he fell to his death.

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health has launched an investigation of the accident because it happened at a workplace, although Isham was not engaged in work at the time. Why Isham was flying a kite has not been explained.