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Woman Injured By Falling Construction Bolt In River North, Near Merchandise Mart

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A woman was hurt when a construction bolt fell from a Chicago work site in the River North neighborhood.

It happened just before 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of W. Wolf Point Plaza at approximately 8:28 a.m.

According to CPD, the woman was walking her dogs near a construction site "when she felt something hit her head and realized she was bleeding."

She found a large metal bolt with a heavy screw had hit her head. The woman was taken to Northwestern Hospital. She was "coherent and able to speak" but her condition is unknown.

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