Updated: Monday, 20th November 2017 @ 5:34pm

Family pay tribute to ‘happy go lucky’ teenager killed after falling down ladder and suffering heart attack

Family pay tribute to ‘happy go lucky’ teenager killed after falling down ladder and suffering heart attack

By Danielle Wainwright

The devastated family of a Rochdale teenager who was killed after he fell from a ladder on an industrial site and suffered a heart attack on Wednesday have paid tribute to their ‘cheeky and happy boy’.

Electrician Nathan Brown, 19, died after he fell 12ft from a ladder and went into cardiac arrest while working on Shawclough trading estate.

After Nathan’s accident he was air lifted to hospital but he died a short time later.

His family said: “Nathan was a loved son, brother, uncle, grandson and a close friend to many who are all distraught at the news of his death. At only 19 years old our cheeky, happy boy has left a big void which can never be filled. 

“A devout Liverpool fan, Nathan loved football and played both 5 a-side and 11 a-side football with friends whom he also loved to socialise.

“He was a bright, happy go lucky young man who loved life and lived it to the fullest. He brought joy and laughter to everyone he met and left a lasting impression."

The Health and Safety Executive were contacted and are investigating the circumstances surrounding his death. 

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