Worker dies after fall at construction site near Steele Creek

A worker has died and another was rushed to a hospital after falling about forty feet at a construction site near Steele Creek Sunday afternoon, according to CMPD.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say a worker has died and another was rushed to a hospital after falling about forty feet at a construction site near Steele Creek Sunday afternoon.

CMPD responded to a call in the 3700 block of Westinghouse Boulevard in reference to an industrial accident. One person was pronounced dead at CMC Main.

The second worker was initially transported to CMC Main with serious injuries but later improved to stable condition, according to CMPD.

CMPD, Charlotte Fire and OSHA all responded to the scene.

Officials have not released the deceased individual's identity.

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