Erik Gates Dies in Freak Accident

By John Newlin on
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