Police: Man falls to death while trying to fix air conditioner

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MOUNT VERNON -

A 56-year-old man fell to his death while trying to fix his window air conditioner in Mount Vernon, police say.

The incident happened shortly after 12 a.m. Friday on the third floor of an apartment building in the Fleetwood section of the city.

Police say Walter Clark lost his balance while attempting to adjust the air conditioner and plummeted about 30 feet to the ground.

Neighbors passed along their condolences to Clark's family.

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