Builder, 23, killed after 'roof collapsed' at house is pictured as second man in serious condition in hospital

THE "devastated" family of a builder who died after a roof collapsed at a village home have paid tribute to him today.

Liam Peck, 23, was killed while carrying out building work at a house in Bolton le Sands, Lancashire on Monday.

A man in his 40s who was left fighting for his life remains in a poorly condition, police said.

Liam's family said: "We are devastated that this accident has happened and that Liam has been taken from us.

"This tragedy will stay with us all, for the rest of our lives. We hope we can be given the privacy we need as a family to grieve our loss.”

The injured man was rushed to hospital by air ambulance after the accident, which is understood to have taken place at an outhouse at the end of the building, the BBC reports.

Neighbour Neil Dixon said: "There is a funny atmosphere now but at the time it was all hectic."

Cops are working with the Health and Safety Executive to probe the collapse.

Enquiries are still being carried out into the cause of the accident.

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