Firefighters rescue injured construction worker uptown

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte firefighters were able to hoist an injured construction worker to safety from the roof of an apartment complex early Tuesday morning in uptown.

Crews were called to the site at West Morehead Street and Church Street just before 8:30 a.m. after they received word that a worker had fallen and injured himself.

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It took firefighters nearly a half hour to lower the worker from the roof and transport him to the hospital.

Medic said the worker had potentially life-threatening injuries.

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