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VIDEO: Dramatic Helicopter Rescue Of Injured Construction Worker Atop 270-Foot Crane

LOS ANGELES (CBS SF) -- All eyes were transfixed on a dramatic helicopter rescue atop a 270-foot crane in Southern California Thursday afternoon.

Paramedics were called around 1:28 p.m., after a construction worker was injured atop the crane located at 825 S. Hill Street in Downtown Los Angeles.

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Officials decided the best way to bring the 50-year-old man down from safely was to use a helicopter.

The dramatic rescue was captured on video.

ICYMI: Fire crews using a helicopter rescue a worker from 270-foot crane in Downtown LA.

Posted by CBS Los Angeles on Thursday, August 11, 2016

The man was hoisted safely aboard and airlifted to University of Southern California Medical Center, where he is reportedly in fair condition.

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