Worker Killed at Boston Construction Site

January 26, 2009

A worker has been killed at a Boston construction site.

Boston police said Friday that something heavy fell on the construction worker at the Russia Wharf development site on Congress Street around 10 a.m.

The man was taken to Boston Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Police have not released his name.

A spokesman for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration says the federal agency will investigate.

Congress Street between Atlantic Avenue and Dorchester Avenue was closed to traffic after the accident.

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