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One killed, another hurt after scaffolding fall in Ames

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AMES (KWWL) -

One person is dead and another is in critical condition following a construction accident in Ames at Iowa State University.

Ames Police were called to 2300 Lincoln Way on Friday on a report of two people had fallen from some scaffolding.

Construction crews were working on a new six story apartment complex in Campus Town.

Firefighters had to use ladders to access the second story roof where they found the two workers.

They had fallen three stories.

One worker was pronounced dead at the scene. The other was sent to the hospital.

The names of those involved is not being released. 

The accident is under investigation. 

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