A construction worker was impaled when he fell and landed on a piece of metal at the World Trade Center site Tuesday.
According to the FDNY, the 37-year-old man was working at 4 WTC when he lost his footing and fell about four feet before making impact with a piece of rebar, which punctured his side. The worker was transferred to Bellevue Hospital, and is expected to survive.
Construction workers had just added the final steel beam to WTC 4 on Monday, making it the tower the closest to completion of all the buildings in the World Trade Center complex. It is expected to be finished in the fall of 2013.
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In February, a crane dropped a load of steal bars at 4 WTC. The load plummeted 40 stories before come to a crash on top of a flatbed truck. No one was injured in the incident.