Mythbusters regular Erik Gates has died at age 47. He was on a construction site Monday supervising when he fell through a skylight and landed on the ground some 30-feet down. Gates was on the roof of the Xirrus Inc Building at 2101 Corporate Center Drive in Newburry Park when the accident occurred. He was a good guy,” said Steve DeGennaro, Xirrus Inc.’s co-founder and CFO, on Monday. “He survived cancer, he jumps with parachutes, he base jumps. He’s an active guy who was used to taking...Read Full Story
Erik Gates was the owner of Gateco Electric company and guest star on the Discovery Channel's 'Mythbusters.' He died in a freak accident on December 29 when he fell through a skylight on a construction site.