Worker dies after fall at Sarpy County construction site
LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a construction worker died after falling at a worksite in northern Sarpy County.
First responders were dispatched around 8:40 a.m. Wednesday to the Andover Point Apartments. The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office says 60-year-old Jerome Charvat was working on an elevated platform before plunging between 20 and 30 feet (6 meters and 9 meters) to the ground.
The sheriff's office says he died after being flown to an Omaha hospital.
The incident is being investigated, and federal safety officials have been notified.
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