Weymouth: Carport roof collapse kills woman

Authorities say a woman is dead after the snow-covered roof of her carport collapsed on her in Weymouth around 2 p.m. Thursday.

David Traub, spokesman for Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey, says 29-year-old Jenna Flaherty was taken from her home at 18 Harlem Road home to South Shore Hospital, where she died Thursday.

Traub says state police detectives attached to the district attorney’s office have joined Weymouth police officers investigating the apparent fatal roof collapse.

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