Bridge Fall



A 19-year-old man has life-threatening injuries after falling from Interstate 90 along the Mississippi River.
                
Town of Campbell Fire Chief Nate Melby says the man is hospitalized after falling 45 feet into a coffer dam, which is a large metal structure built to support a construction project.

The man was working on the bridge project near Dresbach and fell about 9:00 a.m. Wednesday and was trapped in a confined space below the bridge after the accident. Rescue workers used a boat, rescue basket and crane to reach him.
                   
                   

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Topics : Disaster_Accident
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Locations : Mississippi
People : Nate Melby
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