Construction worker dies after fall from high scaffolding at Alabama site

Published 4:30 pm Thursday, January 5, 2023

A man died early Thursday after falling from scaffolding at a construction site, a local TV station reported.

WAFF-TV reported that the man, believed to be approximately 60-years-old fell from between 20 and 30 feet from scaffolding at a construction site early Thursday morning in Huntsville, Alabama.

Huntsville police told the TV station that it was investigating an “industrial accident” at the site, off Old Monrovia Road.

The death appears to be accidental, officials said.