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Three workers injured in uptown scaffolding collapse

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Three workers were injured when the wind blew over their scaffolding at an uptown Charlotte hotel on Friday, firefighters say.

The incident was reported at the Sheraton Hotel on S. McDowell Street.

A large temporary wall about two stories tall had collapsed in the wind.

Two workers had been on scaffolding at the top and fell to the ground while another worker was under the collapsed scaffolding.

Coworkers pulled him free and waited for emergency crews to arrive.

All three workers were taken to the hospital by medic.

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