Texas man dies after falling from roof while hanging Christmas lights

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RHOME, Texas (CNN VAN/KTVT) A father died from injuries sustained after he plummeted from a roof while hanging Christmas lights.

Felipe Gallegos, 39, was working for a client in Rhome when he fell. (CNN VAN photo)

Felipe Gallegos, 39, was working for a client in Rhome when he fell.

Gallegos and his wife, Alisha own a business washing windows most of the year and putting up Christmas lights during the holidays.

"He was always happy, always had a smile on his face, always making people laugh. He was there for anybody if they needed anything," she said.

Alisha said Gallegos had years of experience working on roofs and he knew how to do it safely.

She didn't see exactly what happened when Gallegos fell, but did hear a loud noise and found him lying on the concrete, asking for help.

She said the fall was a "freak accident."