One killed, one hurt in fall at Fremont COSTCO plant under construction

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FREMONT, Neb. (WOWT) -- One man was killed and another injured when both fell from the hatchery building under construction at Fremont's COSTCO plant Thursday morning.

Fremont Police said shortly after 9:30 a.m., the two men fell approximately 40 feet from a basket in which they were working.

A 56-year-old man was killed in the fall. A 26-year-old man was air-lifted by medical helicopter to Omaha for treatment. There was no initial word on the nature of his injuries.

The incident is being investigated by Fremont Police and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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