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      Worker seriously hurt in fall at Alexandria parking deck

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      A construction worker suffered possible life-threatening injuries after falling through a concrete opening at a parking deck in Alexandria.{}

      The Alexandria Fire Department says the 29-year-old fell about 30 feet and landed on the concrete decking several levels below. The incident occurred shortly after 8 a.m. Friday at Madison and North Henry streets fire officials said.

      The worker was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

      The cause of the accident is under investigation.