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Rescued construction worker released from hospital

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

A construction worker who was rescued after being injured and trapped on the 13th Street Bridge has been released from the hospital.

A representative from S & D Industrial Painting tells News Leader 9 that the worker is ready to go back to work.

His name has not been released.

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On Wednesday, July 16, the man was working on the 13th Street Bridge when a piece of metal came loose and hit him, leaving him dangling and held only by his safety harness.

The bridge had to be shut down for hours as crews worked from below and above to rescue him.

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