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Construction worker who fell in downtown Madison believed to be alive

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police tell 27 News the construction worker who fell from scaffolding in downtown Madison Thursday is believed to be alive, but did not know the man's condition.

The 24-year-old man fell from the work site of a building at 425 West Washington. Police say he was approximately four stories up which is about 40-50 feet.  Madison Police Lt. Kelly Donahue told our crew at the scene he was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.

Investigators from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA) are on the scene.

Signage at the scene says the building is the future Washington Plaza Luxury Apartments, scheduled to open in September.


MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police say they are responding to a construction accident in downtown Madison.

Greg Neumann is on the scene now where workers say a colleague of theirs fell from the scaffolding.

Madison Police say the person was transported and their condition is unknown.

We will update as we learn more.

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