Construction accident kills 1 at future site of Frederick Co. elementary school

WASHINGTON — A construction accident left one worker dead and another injured at the future site of Sugarloaf Elementary School in Urbana, Maryland.

At 11:01 a.m. Monday, a scaffolding collapse dropped the workers approximately 25 feet to the ground, according to a news release from Frederick County Sheriff’s Office.

The surviving construction worker was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital to have a leg injury treated.

The Sheriff’s Office and Maryland’s Occupational Safety and Health are investigating.

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