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Worker injured in fall at Norfolk International Terminals

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Posted at 12:32 PM, Mar 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-11 13:37:19-05

Norfolk, Va. – One person was hurt in an accident Friday morning at Norfolk International Terminals.NIT

Norfolk Fire-Rescue crews were called to the scene around 11:05 a.m.

When they arrived, they found a worker had fallen 20-25 feet from a crane onto the top of a cargo container.

Crews assessed the worker and then set up a rope system to remove him from the top of the container, about 15 feet above the ground.

The worker was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for treatment.