Construction worker dies in fall in Bellevue

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) -- A construction worker died in a fall at a building under construction at Bellevue College.

Police say the worker was on a ladder on the fourth story of the Health Science Building Monday when he fell about 50 feet to the ground. He was dead when emergency responders arrived.

Bellevue police say the state Department of Labor and Industries is investigating safety equipment used by the victim and whether safety procedures were followed.

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