Skip to main content
You are the owner of this article.
You have permission to edit this article.
Napa County identifies man killed in garage collapse

Napa County identifies man killed in garage collapse

Garage collapse

A man was killed Wednesday working on the demolition of a garage on Randolph Street when the wooden structure collapsed on him, according to Napa Fire.

Napa County has revealed the identity of the man who was killed beneath a collapsing wooden garage in the city of Napa.

The man is William Frank Rossi, 67, of Yountville, according to the Napa County coroner’s office. He died at 10:26 a.m. Wednesday at Providence Queen of the Valley Medical Center shortly after the accident.

Rossi and a tenant were attempting to demolish a detached outbuilding on Randolph Street when the accident occurred at 9:20 a.m. Napa Fire responded and used extrication equipment and chain saws to clear rubble, according to county and city reports.

Scotty and Carver react to news that Ben Simmons wants out of Philadelphia and to play for any team in California!

Catch up on Napa County's top news stories

In case you missed it, here is a look at the most-read stories on

Get unlimited digital access to the Napa Valley Register for just $1 for your first 6 months! Enjoy every article without restrictions and find tons of subscriber-only perks, such as access to our daily eEdition. Click here for details!

You can reach Barry Eberling at 256-2253 or

Get local news delivered to your inbox!

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Napa County Reporter

Barry Eberling covers Napa County government, transportation, the environment and general assignments. He has worked for the Napa Valley Register since fall 2014 and previously worked 27 years for the Daily Republic of Fairfield.

Related to this story

Most Popular

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.


News Alerts

Breaking News