LAKE GEORGE TWP (WJON News) - A LifeLink helicopter was called to assist in a workplace fall south of Sauk Centre on Thursday.

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office was sent to an address on 378th Avenue in Lake George Township at 3:18 pm.

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Bystanders reported a man had fallen off scaffolding while working on the side of a building. The man, later identified as 22-year-old Jeffrey Zimmerman of Brooten, was standing on wood scaffolding lifted in the air by a telehandler while attaching fascia near the top of a shed.

The 9-1-1 caller said that he fell about fifteen feet, sustaining head and facial injuries.

A LifeLink helicopter arrived on the scene and took Zimmerman to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment of his injuries.



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