1 Killed, 1 Injured in Construction Accident

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construction accidentMidland, TX -- A man died yesterday and another was injured when they fell from a scissor lift, 20 feet from the ground.

A 26 year old worker, Fabian Garduno-Martinez and a co-worker were on a scissor lift, demolishing a brick wall.  The wall fell, and pushed the scissor lift, causing it to fall.  The men fell 20 feet to the ground below.  Garduno hit his head.

Garduno and the co-worker were transported to the hospital where Garduno died.  The co-worker is recovering.

Both men were wearing hard hats.

What could have been done to prevent this tragedy?