Construction worker dies after tumble at Missouri job site

1 year 3 months 4 weeks ago March 24, 2016 Mar 24, 2016 Thursday, March 24 2016 Thursday, March 24, 2016 6:02:43 PM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Police say a construction worker has fallen to his death while working at an apartment building project in southwest Missouri.

Springfield police spokeswoman Lisa Cox says the victim was unloading supplies from a lift several stories above ground about 12:30 p.m. Thursday when he lost his balance and fell.

The man's name was not immediately released.

Federal workplace safety officials are investigating.

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