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Construction worker dies after falling more than 30 feet off overpass

July 17, 2019


A construction worker died after he fell June 21st from the flyover being built over Beltway 8 near Highway 288 in the Houston area.

The incident occurred about 4:30 a.m. along the South Beltway feeder road heading west toward Highway 288, according to Harris County Precinct 7.

Houston firefighters say than man fell at least 30 feet from above, but it is not clear exactly where he fell from. They tried CPR on him when they arrived at the scene, but he did not survive.

Many of his fellow coworkers were at the scene consoling each other after learning of the man’s death.

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