New Haven, CT -- A 53 year old worker died on Saturday when he fell from a power plant at Yale University while doing construction work.
The worker was 60 feet up, working on a non-active chimney stack. The power plant was getting an upgrade. He was not an employee of Yale, but a contractor with International Chimney.
New Haven firefighters were dispatched to the accident for a "complicated rescue." Once he was rescued, he was taken to a nearby hospital where he died of his injuries.
OSHA is conducting an investigation. Yale Public Safety and the Yale Police Department are assisting with the investigation.
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