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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Officials said a construction worker fell into a hole below the ground at 14th and Constitution Ave. in Northwest D.C.

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The worker fell long distance below grade on scaffolding. He was pulled out and taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injures.

He was breathing and conscious when he was rescued.

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