Injured Worker Rescued from Newburgh-Beacon Bridge in NY

The worker was hurt while on a painting job on the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge

A worker on the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge had to be rescued Thursday after he was injured. 

Officials said the man was working on a painting project and was hurt in a scaffold-like structure.

He was brought up by basket on the side of the bridge. The extent of his injuries was not immediately clear.

The Newburgh-Beacon Bridge spans the Hudson River and connects the cities of Newburgh and Beacon.

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