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Construction worker falls 4 stories from building near UVU; in critical condition

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Posted at 2:17 PM, Jul 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-21 16:47:13-04

OREM, Utah – A 33-year-old construction worker is in critical condition after falling four stories from a building near Utah Valley University.

Orem Police said the man was working on the fourth floor of a building and walking backwards when he fell off the structure onto a dirt road near 1100 S. and 1350 W.

Officials said the worker went to the hospital with several broken bones.

Orem Police Lt. Martinez said the man works for Labrador Construction out of Spanish Fork.

Authorities have not released the name of the worker.