Construction worker injured after 10-foot fall

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by KVUE News

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Posted on February 13, 2014 at 6:09 PM

AUSTIN -- An accident at a construction site near the University of Texas campus sent a man to a hospital.

It happened shortly before 10 a.m. Thursday near MLK and Pearl Street.

According to EMS, a worker in his 20s fell about 10 feet through flooring and got pinned under 400 pounds of lumber.

Emergency crews used a bucket to get him down from the building. They say he has serious injuries, but they're not life threatening.
 

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