Man dies in 80-foot fall at Philadelphia construction site

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Posted: Apr 17, 2015 2:58 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A construction worker has fallen 80 feet to his death at a Philadelphia building site near the city's main railroad station.

Police say the 42-year-old man fell at around 8:10 a.m. Friday in the city's University City section near 30th Street Station.

He was taken to a hospital in critical condition and pronounced dead about a half hour later.

The head of the city's buildings department didn't immediately return messages.