Woman, 33, gets serious head injury, two others injured when scaffolding falls off 12-story building

Mail Online | 6/30/2019 | Maxine Shen For Dailymail.com
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A woman was seriously injured and two others were hurt when scaffolding fell of a rooftop and into the courtyard of a bar in New York City Sunday afternoon.

The FDNY said that construction workers were working on the roof of a 12-story building in Brooklyn when a wind gust tore the scaffolding off the bulkhead, according to NBC New York.

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The scaffolding, comprised of large pieces of metal and wood, then plummeted down into the courtyard of the bar next door, Mission Dolores, breaking through the glass atrium and leading to three people being injured, CBS New York reported.

Kathleen Keating, 33, received a serious head injury during the incident and was taken to the hospital. Two other women suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were also taken to the hospital.

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Kathleen's father, Kevin Keating, told the New York Post that the debris hit her in the back of the head and that she was given a CAT scan and put on a breathing tube.

Storms were reported in the area at the time when the gust of wind blew the scaffolding down.

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