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Iowa Workers Thrown From Boom Lift

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Two construction workers in West Des Moines have been injured after they were thrown from a boom lift on a truck hit by a train.
Authorities say the accident happened Monday afternoon at the Grand Avenue and Interstate 35 interchange in West Des Moines. One worker was thrown about 200 feet and the other worker became wedged under a bridge.
Authorities say the man who was thrown suffered serious injuries, but additional information has not been released about his condition. The man who gripped onto a girder for nearly an hour suffered minor injuries and was removed with the help of a small crane.
The names of the workers have not been released.

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