Window washer at DC convention center critically injured in fall

A window washer inside D.C.’s Walter E. Washington Convention Center was critically injured in a fall Friday morning.

The man fell about 30 feet and landed on a ledge inside the convention center, D.C. Fire and EMS department said. The fall happened around 10:30 a.m.

Rescue crews lowered the man to the ground using a rope system.

The man has been taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

WTOP’s Luke Garrett contributed to this report. 

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