- Associated Press - Thursday, March 24, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - Police say a construction worker has fallen to his death while working at an apartment building project in southwest Missouri’s Springfield.

Springfield police spokeswoman Lisa Cox says the victim was unloading supplies from a lift several stories above ground about 12:30 p.m. Thursday when he lost his balance and fell.

The man’s name was not immediately released.

Federal workplace safety officials are investigating.

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