Worker in Scranton injured at construction site
SCRANTON, Pa. - February 23, 2011 (WPVI) -- A construction worker in northeastern Pennsylvania has been injured after a piece of construction equipment fell six stories and hit him.
The Times-Tribune newspaper in Scranton reports that the accident happened at a University of Scranton construction site Wednesday morning.
A worker from Sordoni Construction was injured and taken to a hospital.
Officials said he was alert and conscious. They say a piece of a forklift fell off and hit the ground first before rebounding and striking the worker.
University of Scranton Police Capt. Tom Cadugan said investigators are at the scene.
Information from: The Times-Tribune, http://thetimes-tribune.com/
accident, scranton, pennsylvania, local/state
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