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Man falls off ladder, suffers heart attack in Delaware

Thursday, September 27, 2012

A man was critically injured after he fell off a ladder in Wilmington.

It happened at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at a home in the 100 block of Ridgeland Road.

Emergency responders say the man, believed to be about 50 years old, fell from a ladder while working on his home, then suffered a heart attack.

Medics performed CPR on the man as he was taken to Carrcroft Elementary School, then airlifted by a state police helicopter to Christiana Hospital.

There is no word on his condition.

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