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Construction worker badly injured after falling into hole

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Construction worker badly injured after falling into hole

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Sep 26, 2013

Henderson, NV (KTNV) -- A construction worker was injured Thursday morning after falling into a hole at a construction site in the area of Horizon Ridge and Gibson.

The Henderson Fire Department's Technical Rescue Team performed a confined space rescue and were able to quickly remove the victim from the hole.

Due to the severity of the worker's injuries, Mercy Air Medical Services was called in to transport the worker to University Medical Center Trauma.

The incident was reported at about 7 a.m. It is not known why the worker fell into the hole.

The incident will be investigated by the construction company and OSHA.

Joyce Lupiani

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Joyce Lupiani is the managing editor for PositivelyLV.com and contributes to KTNV.com and NowTrending.com.