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2 injured in accident at New Cumberland treatment plant

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NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. (WHTM) -

Two people were taken to Harrisburg Hospital after an accident at the New Cumberland water and sewage treatment plant Tuesday morning.

Authorities said a worker involved in a construction project at the plant fell 15 feet from a scaffolding into an empty sewage tank, where a second person was working.

The worker in the tank was able to climb out by ladder, while the person who fell from the scaffolding was lifted out on a basket.

The man who fell sustained injuries that were described as "moderate."

The names of the men were not released.

 

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