Worker Dies in 30-foot fall at I-80 Construction Site


POLK COUNTY, Iowa - A construction worker is dead after falling about 30 feet off a bridge in Polk County.

The county sheriff's office says a 56-year-old worker was on scaffolding on the Interstate-80 bridge over the Des Moines River around 8:30 this morning when the scaffolding failed.

The worker died when they arrived at the hospital.


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