Bureau of Reclamation employee falls 35 feet at Pinto Dam

Bureau of Reclamation employee falls 35 feet at Pinto Dam

Bureau of Reclamation employee falls 35 feet at Pinto Dam

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on December 23, 2013 at 3:59 PM

GRANT COUNTY, Wash—A Bureau of Reclamation employee fell 35 feet at Pinto Dam Monday morning and was airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.

The employee allegedly landed onto a concrete surface below the dam according to Bureau of Reclamation officials.  The extent of the injuries was unknown Monday afternoon as the incident was still under investigation.

Officials said Emergency Medical Technicians from Grant County Fire District 12 and American Medical Response paramedics responded to the call.

The victim's identity is being witheld until the family is notified.
 

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