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Construction Worker Hurt in Lincoln Center Fall

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A New York City construction worker was injured in a fall from scaffolding at the Lincoln Center last night.  He was wearing a safety harness at the time of the construction accident.  It is unknown how he fell.  He fell 25 feet.

It’s not clear what the worker was doing or exactly where the accident happened within Lincoln Center. It’s in the midst of a major overhaul involving several of its buildings on Manhattan’s West Side.

The accident came hours after the city announced plans to rachet up scrutiny of construction dangers.

The victim is in the hospital and his condition is unknown.  He is certified to work on scaffolding.  Reports say he was awake and talking after the accident.