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Worker In Critical Condition After Brooklyn Construction Accident

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- A construction worker is in critical condition after falling 15 feet into a hole.

Chopper 2 was over the work site on Schenectady Avenue in the Wingate section of Brooklyn.

Investigators said a backhoe hit a utility pole, setting off the tragic chain reaction.

The pole smashed into a fence and knocked the worker into the trench.

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