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Falling aluminum beams strike down a man walking to San Diego Comic-Con

Posted: 3:11 PM, Jul 21, 2017
Updated: 2017-07-22 00:42:05Z

SAN DIEGO (KGTV)--A man walking by a construction site on his way to San Diego Comic-Con downtown was struck by falling aluminum beams Friday morning. 

The 29-year-old victim was with his friends around 10:18 a.m. at 11th Avenue near A Street when several aluminum beams from a construction site fell, collapsing a fence and hitting the man. 

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Witnesses said the man suffered a head injury and was transported to Mercy Hospital for treatment. 

The man's condition is not known. 

The company notified Cal/OSHA of the accident shortly after this story aired on 10News at 4 p.m. 

Sandy Coronilla is a KGTV digital producer. Follow her @SandyCoro