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Worker Killed In Chatham Demolition Accident

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CHICAGO (CBS) — A worker is dead after an accident at a demolition site in the Chatham neighborhood Wednesday morning.

The worker was on duty at 11 E. 79th St., where a building is being torn down, when the accident happened, fire officials said.

The Fire Department says a wall fell on the worker, who was dead at the scene, the Sun-Times Media Wire reported.

Further details were not immediately available.