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Broken scaffolding leaves two construction workers dangling

Posted at 10:17 PM, Aug 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-26 22:17:17-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A scaffolding broke and resulted in two workers hanging for a few minutes on Wednesday night.

Construction workers were working on the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Govt. building on E Main St when the scaffolding broke shortly after 8:30 p.m.

Two workers were hanging for a few minutes while another worker was able to self-propel. Nobody was injured.

The road was temporarily shut down so officers and firefighters could rescue the dangling workers.