Police identify worker who died after falling off ladder

Police identify worker who died after falling off ladder

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A Knoxville man died Tuesday after an accident at a work site.

Matthew Shore Haselden, 31, was working at a home on Clinch View Lane Tuesday afternoon when he fell off a ladder, which was supported by scaffolding.

Someone at the home found him unconscious around 1:30 p.m. and called 911. 

Rural Metro responded and pronounced him dead on the scene.

Knox County Sheriff's Office detectives believe Haselden was self-employed.

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