• 3 workers hurt at North Carolina State University

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

    struction workers have been hurt at North Carolina State University after a platform collapsed.

    The workers were helping a crane operator lift a steel beam when the eight foot platform they stood on collapsed Wednesday afternoon.

    They fell about eight feet to the ground.

    A school spokesman said none of the injuries was life-threatening. One person suffered a back injury, another had a leg injury and the third person had a head injury.

    The Occupational Safety Health Administration will investigate.

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