San Francisco Construction Worker Falls 40 Feet

A construction worker is in the hospital after falling 40 feet at a construction site in San Francisco, fire officials confirmed.

He was part of a crew assembling a large crane at a project on 11th Street between Market and Mission streets. The worker was on an elevated platform when a pin came loose and sent both to the ground.

The worker is in serious condition at a local trauma center but is expected to survive. 

Inspectors with California Division of Occupational Safety and Health are investigating.

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