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Construction worker injured after 12-foot fall from Durham building

Posted March 22, 2018 4:55 p.m. EDT

— A construction worker was injured after falling 12 feet from a Durham building Thursday afternoon.

Authorities said firefighters arrived at 905 Jackie Robinson Drive at about 3:20 p.m. after receiving reports of the fallen worker.

Firefighters used an aerial apparatus to bring the worker from the seventh floor, where he landed after the fall, to the ground level.

Authorities did not release the identity of the worker and the worker’s condition was unknown.

The construction worker was taken by Durham County EMS to an area hospital.