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Worker rescued after becoming pinned under piece of wall in Miami

Crane used to lower injured worker to ground from 12th floor of building

MIAMI – A worker who was injured in a construction accident was lowered to the ground from the top floor of a building under construction.

The construction accident happened Tuesday morning at Northeast Second Avenue and Northeast 29th Street.

Miami Department of Fire-Rescue Capt. Ignatius Carroll said the worker was pinned under a forming wall that fell on him on the 12th floor, injuring his leg.

Sky 10 was above the scene as the worker was placed onto a stretcher and lowered to the ground by a crane.

The man was then placed into an ambulance and taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center in fair condition.

No other injuries were reported.


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