A Salt Lake man died Wednesday afternoon after he fell from a billboard he was working on at 1235 W. 200 South.

Killed was:David Stocks, 49.

Stocks, who police said had a billboard business, was working near the top of a 50-foot tall billboard when he fell to the ground. Police said a rung on the ladder Stocks was using may have broken.

A co-worker was nearby and heard Stocks cry out when he fell at about 1:10 p.m., police said. Stocks was taken to LDS Hospital, where he died.