Norwalk, Iowa man dies after Cedar Rapids construction site fall

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- A Norwalk man has died after falling from a beam, at a downtown Cedar Rapids construction site.

Authorities say 47-year-old Michael Patterson was found Monday afternoon in an alley near the construction site, and taken to UnityPoint Health-St Luke's Hopsital in Cedar Rapids, and died Monday night.

Patterson worked for Architectural Wall Systems, a contractor on a building renovation project at United Fire Group, at 110 and 118 2nd Avenue SE..

Cedar Rapids Police do not suspect any criminal liability in this accident. The incident will be investigated by the employer, and the Iowa Division of Labor and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

(Photo from KCRG-TV 9

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