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Workers Hurt At Rockfest


by Melissa Langbehn

WAUSAU (WAOW)--Emergency crews respond to Cadott near the stage of the Chippewa Valley Music Fest. Investigators tell Newsline 9 that 3 workers are hospitalized after falling about 25 feet.

According to a news release from the Chippewa County Sheriff's Department the  workers were using a Caterpillar Telehandler to lift an advertisement  banner into place. They were in a lift basket and it overturned. All three fell about 25 feet to the ground.

The injuries include:

30 year old male serious injuries 

16 year old male serious injuries 

17 year old male serious injuries 

The driver of the lift vehicle was trapped but unharmed.


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