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Man falls over 100 feet from water tower in Brimfield

BRIMFIELD (WEEK) -- A man working on a water tower in Brimfield fell from about 125 feet and transported to a hospital with serious injuries Wednesday morning, the Peoria County sheriff said.

The 19-year-old victim, believed to be from South Dakota, was part of a paint crew from Maguire Iron Inc. -- Water Tower Experts that was working on the tower, Sheriff Brian Asbell said.

The man was still breathing when he was transported to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

No other information is available at this time.

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