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Worker dies after falling off scaffold, onto stake in Jefferson County

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Posted at 5:08 PM, Jul 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-21 21:17:30-04

PALMYRA, Wis. — A construction worker died after falling off a scaffold and onto a metal stake in the village of Palmyra in Jefferson County on Wednesday, police say.

Palmyra police said in a statement that officers responded around 11:37 a.m. to a construction site on Violet Street.

First responders attempted life-saving measures but he was pronounced dead by the medical examiner.

Authorities identified the victim as 64-year-old Steven Alvarado of Fort Atkinson. He was working for Crete's Here.

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