Construction worker falls at hotel construction site


FORT MADISON – A construction worker was injured in a fall at a local hotel at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

Fort Madison rescue personnel were dispatched by LeeComm to Boulders Inn & Suites Fort Madison on the western end of Fort Madison for a report of a worker who had suffered a fall at the construction site. However, neither the specific circumstance of the fall nor the identity of the worker have been released.

Fort Madison Police, Fort Madison Fire & Rescue and Lee County Ambulance responded to the scene and the worker was transported to  Fort Madison Community Hospital with injuries.

Fort Madison police talk with construction workers on the north side of the Boulders Inn and Suites expansion project Wednesday at about 3:50 p.m. A construction worker was taken to Fort Madison Community Hospital after suffering a fall at the site. The circumstances surrounding the incident and the identity of the victim have not been released. Photo by Chuck Vandenberg/PCC

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