Boy Injured After Falling Through Skylight on School Roof

A 13-year-old boy was transported to the hospital after falling through the skylight on a school roof in North Seattle.

On September 21st at approximately 5:11 p.m. three boys were playing on the roof of Eckstein Middle School located in the 300o block of NE 75th Street.  Among other things, the boys were apparently jumping or attempting to jump over a skylight on the roof.  While attempting to jump over the skylight the victim crashed through the skylight and fell an estimated 25 feet, landing on the floor inside the school.

Officers and fire department medics responded to the scene.  The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of his non-life-threatening injuries.

This remains an active and on-going investigation.