Worker falls from roof, impaled on fence in Kenwood

A construction worker fell from the roof of a building in the 1300-block of West 48th Street in the city's Kenwood neighborhood.

A 50-year-old construction worker fell from the roof of a Kenwood building Thursday afternoon and was impaled by a fence, police said.

The incident occurred at about 4 p.m. in the 1300-block of East 48th Street, police said.

The man was transported in critical condition to Northwestern Hospital.
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