NCPD: 17 Year-Old Construction Worker Dies in Freeport Worksite Accident

Alberto Mejia-Montoya of Hempstead, 17, fell from a scaffold and sustained multiple injuries, police say.

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The Nassau County Police Department reports the details of a serious aided that occurred in Freeport.
According to detectives, officers were called to a construction site located on South Bayview Avenue, for two injured construction workers.
While working at the site, both male victims were standing on a scaffold that broke causing them to fall 25 feet to the ground. Alberto Mejia-Montoya of Hempstead, 17, suffered a skull fracture, sustaining multiple life-threatening injuries. The second male victim, 30, suffered a minor injury to his shoulder. 
Both victims were transported to an area hospital, where Mejia-Montoya later succumbed to his injuries.