Manor man dies in Baylor construction fall

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by KVUE News

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Posted on January 30, 2014 at 11:43 AM

WACO -- The construction worker killed after he fell into the Brazos River in Waco was from the Austin area.

Jose Suarez, 55, of Manor died Tuesday while working on a bridge being built to the new Baylor football stadium.

Police say Suarez and another worker were tethered to a construction boom that fell into the Brazos. The other worker was rescued and has been treated for hypothermia.

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