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Worker Falls 16 Feet from Wind Turbine in Riviera

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RIVIERA (Kiii News) -

A man doing maintenance on a wind turbine in Riviera, south of Kingsville, reportedly fell some 16 feet from the structure on Wednesday.

The man was taken to Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital via HALO Flight.

Fortunately, he was wearing a harness at the time of the fall, and first responders said that may have saved his life. There has been no word as to just what injuries the man did sustain, but he is said to be in stable condition.