Construction Worker Killed in Fall at University of Vermont

University counselors are being made available to construction workers and their families

A construction worker was killed in a fall on the University of Vermont campus Thursday morning.

University officials say the worker, who hasn't been identified, fell from "a significant height" around 6:40 a.m. at the First Year Resident Hall construction site.

He was taken to UVM Medical Center, where he died, according to the university.

Construction has been halted at the site as police investigate.

University officials say counselors have been made available to support construction employees and families as well as members of the university community.

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