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Carpenter injured at construction site for US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge

TRIGG COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A carpenter working on the US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge was injured in a construction site incident Monday afternoon.

It happened around 4:30 Monday afternoon at the construction site for the New US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton in Trigg County.

A carpenter working for PCL Civil Constructors was caught between some equipment during a crane pick, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

The worker was air-lifted to a trauma center in Nashville because of concern over possible internal injuries.

The worker was treated for injuries overnight and is expected to make a full recovery.

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