Worker Injured in Manhattan Construction Accident

The incident happened near 2nd Avenue and 86th Street

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    A construction worker was injured in an accident in Manhattan early Monday afternoon, emergency personnel said.

    The worker was taken to a local hospital with leg and back injuries after the incident near near 2nd Avenue and 86th Street.

    Circumstances surrounding the accident were unclear.

    Monday's incident marks the latest in a string of construction accidents across the city, some of which have been fatal.

    On April 3, a man from New Jersey was killed when a crane collapsed at the No. 7 subway line extension site at 11th Avenue. That same day, one worker was killed and two were hurt in a collapse at a Brooklyn construction site.

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