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Published July 19, 2013, 04:46 PM

Local Ag service worker falls more than 35 feet off a catwalk

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- A scary moment for an ag service worker in Clay County this morning.

By: WDAY, WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- A scary moment for an ag service worker in Clay County this morning.

Just after 6:30, police and emergency responders arrived at the West Central Ag Service fertilizer plant in Ulen, about 30 miles northeast of Moorhead, after a man fell more than 35 feet off a catwalk.

The worker was alone at the time, but he was able to radio in for help.

Authorities say the man was responsive when they got there.

Dale Moore- Safety Director, West Central Ag Services: "He was taken by ambulance, the rescue squad was here and then also the FM ambulance took him to Sanford unsure of his condition at this point."

The injured man is believed to be in his 50's.

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