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Responders lift the victim of a roofing accident last week at Victory Temple into a North Mississippi Medical Center Care Flight helicopter.

AMORY – A man working on the top of the roof of Victory Temple Outreach Ministries was airlifted for medical care June 4 after falling through to the second floor.

According to Amory Police Chief Ronnie Bowen, the call came in at 7:38 a.m., and the call for a landing zone came in five minutes later. North Mississippi Medical Center’s Care Flight took off with the man, whose name was not released, at 8:39 a.m.

The victim works for JCS Roofing Service. Bowen was unsure exactly what caused the accident.

The Amory police and fire departments and MedStat responded to the scene.

Amory Fire Chief Zack McGonagill said his department averages 800 to 1,000 calls per year, and the majority are medical calls.

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