Provo man falls to his death in tragic construction accident

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PARK CITY, Utah (ABC4) – A Provo man died after officials say he fell 40 feet from scaffolding while working in Park City on Friday.

On the afternoon of Jan. 7, Park City Police officials were called to a construction site in Silver Creek Village on a report of an industrial accident.

After arriving on the scene, deputies tended to a worker who had fallen 40 feet off of scaffolding. 

The 40-year-old Provo man was immediately transported to a Salt Lake hospital by helicopter where he was pronounced dead upon arrival. 

OSHA has since been notified of the incident and is carrying out an investigation of the worksite. 

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