Construction worker receives minor injuries in Illinois winery accident

Sunday, June 17, 2012

ALTO PASS, Ill. -- A truss holding four construction workers collapsed about 9 a.m. Friday, injuring a worker at the Alto Pass Vineyard. New roof trusses were being installed on a tasting room at the vineyard.

The Alto Pass Volunteer Fire Department and Union County ambulance responded to the incident.

Only one of the four construction workers was injured. The injured construction worker had minor injuries to his face and nose, vineyard marketing director Julie Harvey said. He refused treatment.

No cause for the collapse has been determined.

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8515 State Route 127 North, Alto Pass, IL

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