Man dies following fall while working in Providence

By: News Staff


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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – A construction worker has died after falling from scaffolding in Providence.

Police said James Fereira, a worker for a private contractor was working on a home on the East side when he fell off scaffolding on Hope Street around 1:00 p.m. Wednesday.

He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with a serious head injury.

Providence fire says the man died from his injuries at the hospital. They’re not releasing his name at this time. 

The Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigated. 

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