Construction worker accidentally killed in Northampton Co.

Paul Mast fell from a barn

Posted: 1:35 PM EDT May 21, 2013   Updated: 6:22 PM EDT May 21, 2013

A construction worker was accidentally killed in Northampton County early Tuesday.

Employees of JDS Construction, of Manheim, Lancaster Co., were building a barn at Seiple Farms, 5761 NorBath Blvd. in East Allen Township, around 6:45 a.m. when Paul Daniel Mast fell, police said.

Mast, 28, of Columbia, Lancaster Co., landed on the construction site about 25 feet below, police said. He died of his injuries.

The Northampton County coroner's office responded to the scene, as well as representatives with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

The incident remains under investigation.