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3 dead, 2 hurt in North Carolina construction site accident


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say three construction workers were killed and two others were hurt when scaffolding collapsed in an industrial accident at a job site in Charlotte, North Carolina. WBTV reports that the collapse happened Monday morning at a construction site on East Morehead Street just outside of uptown Charlotte. Fire Capt. Jackie Gilmore said during a brief news conference that several of the workers fell about 70 feet. He said the two injured workers were taken to a hospital to be evaluated. He said all work at the site has been suspended while the incident is being investigated.

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