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Construction worker dies after fall at Madison site

A Madison construction worker died after a four story fall at work Thursday, according to the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office. 

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The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office identified a man who died shortly after suffering a fall while working at a Madison construction site. 

The medical examiner said 24-year-old Alexander Kanouse of Columbus, Wisconsin died as a result of falling from a “significant height.” Police said he fell from the fourth floor of an east Madison construction site Thursday. 

When emergency services arrived, he was “bleeding profusely” from a head wound. Paramedics took him to the hospital, where he died shortly after. Police notified agents from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, who are assisting with the investigation.

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